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A Midsummer Night's Dream - regional tour

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Regional tour

#A Midsummer Night's Dream

Join us at a regional theatre near you as we present the whimsical A Midsummer Night’s Dream by renowned choreographer, Liam Scarlett. Brimming with mischief and mayhem, Shakespeare’s fantastical masterpiece interweaves the magical realm of fairies and woodland creatures with the mortal world of unrequited lovers.

The tale takes place in a moonlit forest, where Fairy King and Queen Oberon and Titania quarrel over a sleeping Changeling Boy. Meanwhile, four explorers enter the forest in search of exotic specimens, finding instead a suspended dreamscape of mistaken identities, complicated love triangles, and captivating characters that flit, hover, and flutter.

This enchanting Shakespearean comedy has captured imaginations for centuries and is beautifully enhanced by Tracy Grant Lord’s shimmering sets and costumes and Kendall Smith’s ambient lighting designs. Scarlett’s witty choreography brings the woodlands and vivid characters to life, to the sublime score by Felix Mendelssohn.

Don’t miss one of Scarlett’s most exceptional productions as we tour it across Queensland.

Production performed to recorded music. Recording by Queensland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nigel Gaynor. 

A co-production between Queensland Ballet and Royal New Zealand Ballet.

The Gold Coast performance is presented in association with HOTA.

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This performance is not available as part of a Queensland Ballet 2023 Season Package. 

Tickets will be available via the respective venues. 

Production performed to recorded music.


Ticket fees may apply at the checkout, as per venue policies.


Gold Coast: 24 - 25 February 2023
135 Bundall Rd,
Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Cairns: 3 - 4 March 2023
Cairns Performing Arts Centre
9-11 Florence St,
Cairns City QLD 4870

Townsville: 8 March 2023
Townsville Civic Theatre
41 Boundary St,
South Townsville QLD 4810

Mackay: 11 March 2023
Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre
258 Alfred St,
Mackay QLD 4740

Toowoomba: 31 March - 1 April 2023
Empire Theatre
54-56 Neil Street,
Toowoomba City QLD 4350


Approximately two hours, including a 20-minute interval.


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Nigel Gaynor

Nigel Gaynor

Music Arranger

Cameron Goerg

Cameron Goerg

Revival Lighting Designer

Tracy Grant Lord

Tracy Grant Lord

Set and Costume Designer

Felix Mendelssohn


Liam Scarlett

Liam Scarlett


Kendall Smith

Kendall Smith

Lighting Designer


Cairns Performing Arts Centre


Empire Theatre


Entertainment & Convention Centre

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and perform. Long before we performed on this land, it played host to the dance expression of our First Peoples. We pay our respects to their Elders — past, present and emerging — and acknowledge the valuable contribution they have made and continue to make to the cultural landscape of this country.

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