Why See Alberta Ballet - A Midsummer Nights Dream?
When the fairy King and Queen quarrel, even the mortal world is not safe in Shakespeare's glorious romantic comedy, adapted for the ballet in this version from Bruce Wells. Already having enchanted audiences in the US, it's Canada's turn to enter the bustling forest at twilight, and discover the marvellous mischief of the fairy folk for ourselves!
Set a lush score by Felix Mendelssohn, we're invited into a world long ago where King Oberon and his Queen Titania are feuding. In the wake of their domestic upheaval, all of the realm's supernatural beings are a flutter, enjoying the show. When a band of mortal lovers enter the forest, following a troupe of actors looking for a space to rehearse, wires and wings really get crossed as the unwitting humans become yet more players in the game. Joyful, silly and filled with otherworldly beauty and fun, discover Wells' reimagining of this wonderful work as it continues to delight some 400 years after its first introduction.
Opening night: 21 March 2019
About Edmonton Theatre: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.
Next available performances
Thu, Mar 21
Fri, Mar 22
What you thought
Seen Alberta Ballet - A Midsummer Nights Dream? Loved it? Hated it?
Help your fellow Edmonton Theatre visitors by leaving the first review!Write a review now
Spread the word
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Alberta Ballet - A Midsummer Nights Dream at Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Keep up to date
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: All prices are listed in US Dollars (USD). The term Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and/or Alberta Ballet - A Midsummer Nights Dream as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and/or Alberta Ballet - A Midsummer Nights Dream and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and/or Alberta Ballet - A Midsummer Nights Dream and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.