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Scottish Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tue 31 Mar to Sat 04 Apr 2020

Shows only: Tue 31 March, Thu 2 & Sat 4 April Evenings: 7.15pm

Running time (approx.): 3 hours 15 minutes

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

Starting from £21 - £89*

* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. A £1 handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.

Opera Offer

Book for Tosca, Nixon in China, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Gondoliers and save up to £70 (not available online, must be booked at the same time).

Scottish Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of the Citizens Theatre, returns to Scottish Opera to bring his Shakespearean expertise to Britten’s beguiling work. Designer Tom Piper, famed for the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London will bring this tale to life. Fairies, magic, comedy and more – all come together in an otherworldly blend of imagination and reality.

New production. Supported by The Alexander Gibson Circle. Sung in English with English supertitles.

Audio Description

Sat 04 April 7.15PM

Touch Tours

Sat 04 April 6.00PM

Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all. We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

Find more information about access to the Festival Theatre.

Friends £3 off*

Groups (8+) £6 off*

Concessions £3 off*

Under 26 £10 (with valid ID)

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements please phone the box office who can advise. Our staff can be called on 0131 529 6000 or by using Text Relay on 18002 0131 529 6003

*excl. Fri, Sat and Unwrapped performances. 

Please note all Discounts are subject to availability. 

Delve into Scottish Opera production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and take part in pre-show talks, workshops and much more. 

Pre-show Talk, Sat 4 Apr

Hear from the production team how A Midsummer Night's Dream came together. This event is free, but ticketed.

Unwrapped, Wed 1 Apr

New to opera? Why not get a tasted of what opera is all about? For just £5, this hour-long performance is perfect for those new to opera. 

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