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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Melbourne Shakespeare’s 2022 production of A Midsummer Nights Dream is a fun, frenetic and fabulous musical adventure, like nothing you have seen before. Set in an enchanted forest with fairies, sparring lovers and a group of amateur actors who are putting on a play… this innovative new production is bound to entertain audiences young and old with its laugh out loud comedy, beautiful choreography and musical medleys.


“I could not fault the performance in any way" - Weekend Notes

“Jackson McGovern is outstanding as Bottom” - Stage Whispers

“You’d be hard pressed to find a group of people who are as talented and dedicated as this cast” - Theatre Travels


Jackson McGovern
Benoit Vari
Bridget Sweeney
Anna Francesca Amania
Deirdre Khoo
Briana Esmé McGeary
Johnathan Peck
Sebastian Li
Emma Austin
Wolfgang Reed
Andrew Dang
Madeleine Jolly Fuentes
Annabelle Tudor

Message from Director

Directed by Nicola Bowman

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A Midsummer Nights Dream is a wander through the most magical parts of Shakespeares brain. It opens a window to the expansive imagination of a writer who shaped the way we tell and retell stories today. The first Shakespearean play I was ever involved in was Comedy of Errors with Melbourne Shakespeare Company in 2017. Under Jen’s direction, my eyes were opened to a world of wit, passion and hilarity that I never knew existed. This production ignited a life-long love for Will’s words, leading me down the path to directing myself. It is my dream to direct Shakespeares plays so starting with Midsummer for the Melbourne Shakespeare Company feels apt.

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