Singapore Repertory Theatre

A Midsummer Night's Dream

From 3 May 2023 | Fort Canning Park

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare in the Park returns with the popular comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream – a romantic comedy filled with mischief and magic.

Enjoy your picnic under the night sky as the industrial kingdom of Athenia transforms into an enchanted dreamworld of moonlit water and fairyland mayhem.

'The course of true love never did run smooth …'

The Fairy King and Queen are at war, four young lovers have eloped to the forest, and a group of tradesmen are rehearsing a play. But it is Midsummer Night and Puck, as chief mischief-maker, is pulling pranks to ensure that the course of true love is anything but smooth. Puck's magic spells cause the lovers to change their allegiance, and one of the tradesmen, Nick Bottom, undergoes a shocking transformation.

Can the magic of fairyland be reversed before sunrise or will Athenia be turned upside down forever? Find out in this evening of theatrical wonder at another Shakespeare in the Park spectacle.



  • Watch with Friends Packages

– Buy 5 to 7 tickets in a single transaction and get one ticket free.

– Applicable for Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday performances

– Applicable to picnic price category only

  • PAssion Card Members

– 10% Discount for PAssion Card Members

– Applicable to all SISTIC channels

– Applicable to pavilion and picnic price category only

– Verification: Present valid PAssion card or quote the first 4 digits of PAssion Card.

  • School / Group Bookings

For group and school bookings, please contact Meena at 6221 5585 or 

Admission Rules

Rating / Age Limit

  • This is a smoke-free event
  • Tickets must be purchased for children aged 3 and above
  • No admission for infants in arms and children below 3 years old
  • Recommended for children aged 10 and above
  • No pets allowed
  • Please arrive early
  • Ticket holders are encouraged to picnic from 6.30pm
  • No chairs allowed

Late Seating Advisory:

  • Latecomers will be admitted but assigned a specific picnic area.
  • You will be allowed to join your group of friends or move to a preferred area only during intermission.
  • Should you leave the venue once the performance has started, you will be required to sit at a designated area for latecomers to avoid disruption.

Wet Weather conditions:
In case of adverse weather, SRT reserves the right to cancel the performance.

  • If the show is cancelled before the interval, ticket holders may attend an alternative date which will decided by SRT, with the same ticket.
  • There will be no exchange of tickets if the show is cancelled after the interval.
  • In the event that the last performance is cancelled, patrons will be allowed to attend Shakespeare in the Park in the following year at a selected date by SRT.
  • A performance is deemed cancelled only after an official announcement is made by SRT at the event venue. This information will also be announced on SRT’s Official Facebook page thereafter.
  • No refunds will be possible.

Photography / Video Recording Rules

  • No photography, video and/or audio recording are allowed during the performance.


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Event Date

From 3 May 2023

Tuesdays - Sundays: 7.30pm

Fort Canning Park

Ticket Pricing

Preview Shows - 3rd and 4th May 2023
Premium Picnic: S$98
Pavilion: S$98
Picnic: S$60

Standard Shows - Tue, Wed & Sun
Premium Picnic: S$118
Pavilion: S$103
Picnic: S$60

Peak Shows - Thu, Fri & Sat
Premium Picnic: S$138
Pavilion: S$108
Picnic: S$70

Kindly enquire about the special prices for school groups attending Tuesday and Wednesday performances.

Premium Picnic: Includes a picnic space at a reserved area near the stage, pre-show stage walkthrough*, and a complimentary show programme. 

*Last walkthrough at 7pm

Please bring your own picnic mat and/or floor seats with backrests. No deck chairs or low chairs allowed. 

Pavilion: Includes a seat and a show programme.

Duration:  Approximately 2 Hours 30 minutes (20 minutes intermission)

Rating: To Be Confirmed