A Midsummer Night's Dream
by The Baron's Men
Oct. 01 - Oct. 24
A Midsummer Night’s Dream was written in approximately 1595, and more than 400 years later it is still one of William Shakespeare’s most popular and widely-performed plays. There is something for everyone in this entertaining comedy which features elements of love, marriage, passion, mistaken identity, trickery and magic. Also featured is the common Shakespearean “play within a play”, this time out performed by the Rude Mechanicals. And don’t forget the iconic character of Puck, a well-known trickster who gleefully delivers some of the best lines in all of Shakespeare!
Duke Theseus of Athens seeks to marry the Amazon queen Hippolyta, which piques the interest of Oberon and Titania, the king and queen of the fae. Hermia loves Lysander but is being forced to marry Demetrius, who dumped Helena (Hermia’s bestie). When Hermia and Helena flee into the faerie woods, Puck’s magical love spell accidentally causes Lysander and Demetrius to both fall for Helena! Rude Mechanical Nick Bottom now has a donkey’s head thanks to Puck – and what’s worse the fairy queen Titania has fallen for the ‘donkeyed’ Bottom, proving Titania is no more immune to enchantment than any mere mortal. The Rude Mechanicals have a play to perform, but are dismayed that their star is an ass (literally!). Eventually, fairy magic saves the day and the plots are resolved because it was all just a dream… or was it?
7400 Coldwater Canyon Dr.
Austin, TX, 78730
Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m., October 1 - 24, 2021
The Curtain Theatre
We are happy to announce that tickets for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, running weekends in October, are available HERE.
Tickets are $15 - $20, and donations are gratefully accepted.
A couple of things to note:
We have updated our COVID protocols. You can find them on our website: http://thebaronsmen.org/tickets/covid-protocols/
The main change is that mask use will now be required in all areas.
We are not doing the ‘Pod’ seating that we did for The Tempest - instead, our ticketing system will automatically create ‘social distance’ seats on either side of your seat selections. However, this does not include the seats directly in front or behind the selected seats.
If you do not feel comfortable coming to the theatre, we will be filming the show and presenting a virtual live stream, one week after the closing week. A separate ticketing option will be made available in a few weeks for that.
If you purchase tickets and are feeling ill or symptomatic, and wish to reschedule your tickets, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.Please keep in mind that we may not be able to reschedule a Box purchase.
Group pricing is available as well, for groups of 10 or more! Please email us at email@example.com
Our 2022 Season announcement will be made during opening weekend, and Season Tickets will also be made available at that time! Stay Tuned!