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Shakespeare in the Garden: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

24 Nov - 11 Dec

A magical setting for summer's must-see event.

By William Shakespeare.  

Join us on a summer’s eve as Shakespeare’s most enigmatic work comes to life in a breathtaking outdoor production full of music, magic and mirth.

Pack your rug and picnic, gather your family or group of friends, and join us under the stars in the enchanting Wollongong Botanic Garden for an enthralling open-air performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Directed by Leland Kean (The Surfer and the Mermaid, Lost Boys), this brand new production brings together some of the country’s finest actors and designers with a stellar cast of musicians and artists from across the Illawarra to create a unique, joy-filled and enchanting theatrical experience. Whether you’re a Shakespeare devotee or newbie, this delightful event is not to be missed.


Book this show as part of a Merrigong Season Ticket
You can include this show as part of a 2022 Season Ticket. Choose 5 shows from only $290 and you’ll also get a range of extra perks, like free ticket exchanges and discounts at The Social café & bar. Read more and book here.

Location Alert!

Performed at Wollongong Botanic Garden.

Cast & Creatives

Director Leland Kean
Video Media Designer Mic Gruchy
Costume Designer Katja Handt

Keeping you, our staff and performing artists safe is our number one priority.

We are operating in accordance with NSW Health rules and guidelines for entertainment venues. When you visit, it is really important that you are feeling well and prepared to stick to the safety practices of our venues. Face masks, digital check-ins and proof of vaccination are currently mandatory for all visitors. (This also includes everyone working on site.) For detailed information and FAQs, please click here.


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