A seductive, quirky and energetic show
Midsummer Night’s Dream is back! After the successful tour in East Netherlands, this hallucinatory theatre spectacle can now be seen in the rest of the country. The three top performing arts companies in the east of the Netherlands are joining forces once again. Theater Oostpool, Introdans and Phion, Orchestra of Gelderland & Overijssel together with Musis & Stadstheater Arnhem, present a grand spectacle: Midsummer Night’s Dream. The famous Shakespeare classic in a completely new production.
Play period: August 30 until October 15, 2023
Locations: Arnhem, Utrecht, Groningen, Maastricht, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Haarlem, Nijmegen, The Hague
The romantic comedy Midsummer Night’s Dream is set in 1600s Athens, where life is all about being productive. Sleeping has been banned for 30 years. In search of freedom and intimacy, four young lovers try to escape this rule imposed by older generations and flee into the woods. Here, they fall asleep for the first time. Surrounded by mythical forest creatures and a group of actors, they surrender to the intoxicating forces of imagination, life and love.