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September 23 @ 11:15 pm
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Join Bristol Ballet for a new interpretation of Shakespeare’s iconic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, live on stage on May 11! The play was first written in 1595, and first performed as a ballet in the 1960s to a beautiful score by Felix Mendelssohn, composed specifically for the story in 1826. This performance features all of the students and company members of Bristol Ballet, as well as community members and guest artists. The ballet tells the timeless tale of fairy mischief and mortal mayhem. Oberon, king of the fairies, fights with Titania, the queen of the fairies, over a child. Oberon punishes Titania by sending Puck, his mischievous fairy sidekick, to make Titania fall in love with the first person she sees. Puck accidentally meddles with two human couples in the course of his mischief. Thus ensues much confusion between the four mortals as their lives intertwine. Finally, Oberon makes peace with Titania, and Puck rearranges everything back to the natural order. From fairy shenanigans to love triangles to a spellbound donkey, and a lot of drama in between, there are plenty of humorous moments to enjoy
Our Box Office opens 2 hours before each showtime. For shows not already sold out, tickets will be available at the door on the day of show for an additional cost of $5 (+tax and service fee). BUYER BEWARE! Third party tickets (StubHub, eTix, VividSeats, etc.) will NOT be honored. Tickets are available via paramountbristol.org or our Box Office ONLY. All sales are final. Refunds and exchanges are not permitted. Outside food and drinks are not allowed.