William Shakespeare´s A Midsummer Night´s Dream.
To celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare and the 225th anniversary of
Munich´s Englischer Garten, Entity Theatre performed an abridged adaptation of
William Shakespeare´s A Midsummer Night´s Dream, directed by Conny Loder.
A Midsummer Night´s Dream:The story
Athens: Hermia loves Lysander, Lysander loves Hermia, Helena loves Demetrius but:
Demetrius does not love Helena, but Hermia. To make matters worse, Hermia´s mother,
Egea, insists on Hermia marrying Demetrius. How can this dilemma be solved? By running away
into the woods!
In the woods, near Athens: The Fairy King and Queen are at a merry war. When the Fairy King
decides to play a trick on his Queen, it affects not only her, but also the four lovers:
Lysander now loves Helena instead of Hermia!
How can this dilemma be solved?