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Adults - $25
Children - $10
Senior Citizens - $20
KU Faculty/Staff - $20
KU Students - $15 ($10 if purchased in advance)

A Midsummer Night's Dream
by Benjamin Britten
Libretto adapted from Shakespeare by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears

Crafton-Preyer Theatre

When Fairies Argue, Everyone Suffers

A Midsummer Night's Dream, the opera, is adapted from William Shakespeare's play by the same name. The classic comedy consists of romantic tangles, brought on by interference from the fairy world, connected to the celebration of the “royal wedding” of Duke Theseus of Athens and the Amazonian queen, Hippolyta. Set in an enchanted woodland, it explores themes of love, betrayal and especially fantasy. Staged in cooperation with the School of Music featuring the KU Symphony Orchestra.

Directed by John Stephens
Scenic Design by Kate Smeltzer
Lighting Design by Ann Sitzman
Costume Design by Kelly Vogel
Stage Management by TBA

Hearing Assistive Tech LogoAudio Description logoInfrared hearing-assistive headsets are available these performances. Audio description for the visually impaired may be requested in advance from KU Audio Reader.


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