A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

 

 

Persons Represented

THESEUS, Duke of Athens.
EGEUS, Father to Hermia.
LYSANDER, in love with Hermia.
DEMETRIUS, in love with Hermia.
PHILOSTRATE, Master of the Revels to Theseus.
QUINCE, the Carpenter.
SNUG, the Joiner.
BOTTOM, the Weaver.
FLUTE, the Bellows-mender.
SNOUT, the Tinker.
STARVELING, the Tailor.

HIPPOLYTA, Queen of the Amazons, bethrothed to Theseus.
HERMIA, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander.
HELENA, in love with Demetrius.

OBERON, King of the Fairies.
TITANIA, Queen of the Fairies.
PUCK, or ROBIN GOODFELLOW, a Fairy.
PEASBLOSSOM, Fairy.
COBWEB, Fairy.
MOTH, Fairy.
MUSTARDSEED, Fairy.

PYRAMUS, THISBE, WALL, MOONSHINE, LION
Characters in the Interlude performed by the Clowns.

Other Fairies attending their King and Queen.
Attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta.

 

Table of Contents

SCENE: Athens, and a wood not far from it.

ACT I.

SCENE I. Athens. A room in the Palace of THESEUS.
SCENE II. The Same. A Room in a Cottage.

ACT II.

SCENE I. A wood near Athens.
SCENE III. Another part of the wood.

ACT III.

SCENE I. The Wood. The Queen of Fairies lying asleep.
SCENE II. Another part of the wood.

ACT IV

SCENE I. The Wood.
SCENE II. Athens. A Room in QUINCE'S House.

ACT V

SCENE I. Athens. An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS.
SCENE II

 



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