A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre Production

Experience this riotous version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream reimagined as part of our Summer programme at Homeground.

Young lovers and warring fairies cross paths in this irreverent adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays by Filter Theatre.

Featuring live music, don’t miss one of the most exciting and inventive Shakespeare productions of recent years.

Suitable for ages 12+

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‘Joyous’ – The Stage

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‘Slapstick, magic and mayhem’ – The Guardian 

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‘Quite brilliant’ – Independent on Sunday

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‘A magical dream’ – Daily Telegraph

‘A triumphant (and chaotic) return of theatre to the city’ – Manchester’s Finest

‘abundant playful inventiveness’ – What’s On Stage


1 hour and 50 minutes

By William Shakespeare 

Created by Filter
Directed by Sean Holmes & Ferdy Roberts 
Design by Hyemi Shin, winner of the Linbury Prize
Sound design and original music by Tom Haines and Chris Branch 

Assistant Director Poppy Clifford 

Running time: Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. This show has no interval.

Please note: some mild swearing, but the language is predominantly Shakespearean. Some haze is used during the show.

Ticket prices:

Adults £10
Children £5

  • Enter the number of tickets you require and you will be allocated seats on a table with your group
  • Social distancing will be applied automatically between groups
  • All seating at Homeground is outdoors

Onsale Dates:

HOME Friends: Fri 16 Apr 12pm
HOME Members: Mon 19 Apr 12pm
General Sale: Tue 20 Apr 12pm

BSL interpretation – Tue 22 & Wed 23 June provided by Dr Alex McDonald of Alexander Communications

Caption Subtitles – Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we are now unable to provide the captioning element of the show on Thu 24 & Fri 25 June

Audio Description – Sat 26 June provided by Anne Hornsby from Mind’s Eye Description

If you have questions regarding access, please contact access@homemcr.org or call the Box Office on 0161 200 1500

Further information on the site access is being developed and will be released soon.