A Midsummer Nights Dream


By William Shakespeare
Tue 5 - Sat 9 June 2018
Tickets £19 - £34*

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The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, comes to Cambridge after its critically acclaimed London and international festival runs.

Featuring original live music, this classic tale of young lovers and warring fairies is given a unique and irreverent twist. Don’t miss one of the most exciting and inventive Shakespeare productions of recent years.

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 Midsummer Night's Dream

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Running Time

Approximately 1hour 55 with no interval


Tuesday – Saturday, 7.45pm
and Saturday, 2.30pm: £19/£24/£29/£34*
Thursday, 2.30pm: £19/£24/£29*

*All ticket prices include a £3 per-ticket booking fee.

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Sean Holmes (Director)
Hyemi Shin (Designer)
Oliver Fenwick (Lighting)


  • A man flies in the air
  • Puck gestures to the stars
  • A man takes an inhaler
  • Two lovers embrace
  • A man and a woman sing
  • People sing. A man flies through the air
  • Lovers fight
  • Two men point guns at one another


  • 'Slapstick, magic and mayhem'

    The Guardian
  • 'Knock-you-sideways funny'