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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Love triangles, mistaken identities, and alarming transformations—Shakespeare’s enchanting comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream  gets the operatic treatment set to Benjamin Britten’s ethereal music. Follow the misadventures of fairies, nobles, and craftsmen over the course of one magical evening in the forest of Athens, recreated as a surreal dreamscape in director Robert Carsen’s delightful staging. Having toured the world for more than 25 years, Carsen’s renowned production finally makes its U.S. debut in the beautiful Academy of Music.

Philly Theatre Week:
Friday, February 8th - 8pm
Sunday, February 10th - 2:30pm
Friday, February 15th - 8pm
Saturday, February 17th - 2:30pm

Theatre Week Tickets: $30



Benjamin Britten


Benjamin Britten
Peter Pears


Robert Carsen

Estimated Run Time

185 minutes
Closing Soon
Feb 8 - Feb 17, 2019
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Academy of Music
240 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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