About A Midsummer Night's Dream: Open Air Theatre

Danger penetrates A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's enduring story of young love. As worlds real and unreal merge, romance struggles to survive and unlikely unions are forged.

Featuring the Open Air Theatre's celebrated fusion of original music, movement and unique setting, this magical, comedic and seductive tale is set to be one of the theatrical highlights of the year.

What's the story?

You might have studied the oft-cited Shakespeare play at school. Maybe you'll even be able be able to recall some of the story:  Hermia is in love with Lysander, but is being forced by her father to marry Demetrius, with whom Helena is in love.

Then everything's thrown for a loop when some meddling fairies cast a love spell on both men, redirecting their affections from Hermia to Helena. Can the spell be broken, and true love conquer all?

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Open Air Theatre Performance Dates & Times

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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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Where is A Midsummer Night's Dream: Open Air Theatre?

Regent's Park London NW1 4NU
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Marylebone Road) 18, 27, 30, 74, 205, 453; (Baker Street) 2, 13, 82, 113, 139, 189, 274
  • Parking: Marylebone Road underground parking (10mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Marylebone Road) 18, 27, 205, 453 N13, N18, N74; (Baker Street) 139, 189
  • Nearest Tube: Metropolitan, Bakerloo, Jubilee, Circle, Hammersmith & City
  • Directions:

    (10 mins) Exit onto Marylebone Road and turn left. Past Madame Tussauds turn left into York Gate and follow York Bridge to the end. Pass through the large gates into the park and walk straight until you reach the theatre on your left.

  • Nearest Station: Euston


  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible