A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by William Shakspearedirected by Ben Hopwood
Thursday 18th – Saturday 20th July 2024
The Carriageworks Main Space
  • Thursday 18th July 2024 • 7.30pm
  • Friday 19th July 2024 • 7.30pm
  • Saturday 20th July 2024 • 2.00pm
  • Saturday 20th July 2024 • 7.00pm

Lord, What Fools These Mortals Be!

Join Leeds Arts Centre this July for a raucous and colourful rendition of Shakespeare’s captivating comedy: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Pulling the tale of rival lords and ladies, star-crossed lovers and eager mechanicals into a twenty-first century setting, where the modern industrial heart of Athens clashes with the mystical neon forest of dreams.

Mischief will be sown, substances consumed, forms transfigured, and no-one will make it out of the woods quite the same as they were before. But that’s OK: with lessons learned, all things will end with one hell of a party.

The Carriageworks, Leeds, plays host to Dream for just 1 week – so grab your tickets now.

Making A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Chapter 1 – Finding the Dream.

Making A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Chapter 2 – Character.

Making A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Chapter 3 – Language.

Making A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Chapter 4 – Mad World.

Get involved

A Midsummer Night’s Dream now has a full cast and crew, but please contact us if you’re interested in being involved in one of our future productions.

Booking tickets

Tickets for A Midsummer Night’s Dream are on sale now, available from the Leeds Ticket Hub and, before performances, from the Carriageworks Box Office in the Electric Press building on Millennium Square. Please book your tickets online, or by telephoning 0113 376 0318 between 12 noon and 5pm, Wednesday to Saturday.

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre has performed A Midsummer Night’s Dream before, in 2005, 1994, 1970 and 1959 – more details of those productions can be found by following these links to their pages in our production archive.