Fotograf: Christian Krog
Photographer: Christian Krog

Theatre performance in the Botanical Garden

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare


A production by After Hours Theatre Company
In co-operation with the Natural History Museum of Denmark

Tue - Sun over the period of August 4 - 16 2020 at 19:30 - 21:15
The performance is in English

Experience the Botanical Garden in a new and enchanting way when After Hours Theatre Company transform its lake, paths and hiding places into the scene where A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S Dream by William Shakespeare will come to life.

Hermia loves Lysander. However, when the Duke of Athens decrees that she is to wed someone else, the lovers take refuge by eloping into the woods. Pursued by a determined Demetrius and a love scorned Helena, they unknowingly wander into the midst of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies who rule over the realm.

Shakespeare’s enchanting comedy is a ballad of order and chaos; of love and fantasy that shimmers with poetry and is full of mischief, misunderstanding, merriment and wonder.

Join After Hours Theatre Company and become ensnared into the depths of a dream-like forest which blurs the lines between fantasy and reality, love and dreams, kings and commoners, fools and mortals.

Picnic in the Botanical Garden before the play


Bring your own blankets and food and have a picnic on the lawn before the performance.
Botanical Gardens Café Mundfryd will be present in the garden, selling delicious coffee, tea, ice-coffee, icecream, cookies and cold drinks. They will be open 18.30-19.30.

The gate opens at 18.30. The performance starts at 19.30.

TICKETS


Ticket: 230 DKK (+ booking fee)

Annual pass holders: 195 DKK per person (+ booking fee). Annual pass holders must present a valid annual pass at the entrance.

Ticket with discount for students and people under 26 years: 185 DKK (+ booking fee). Students must present a valid student card at the entrance.

Summer offer: As a part of the summer package we offer a 50% discount on tickets up to and including 9 August 2020. The discount is already deducted from the prices in the webshop.

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In case of cancellation of the show and refunds: Read more...

Purchase of tickets in the door: It is possible to buy your tickets at the door if there are unsold tickets for the night's performance. Payment can only happen via MobilePay.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION


Sitting arrangement: There are no chairs or benches available. Bring your own blanket to sit at the lawn. It is possible to bring a wheelchair or a chair if you are in need of one. All chairs, wheelchairs included, are placed at the back, on top of the lawn.

Entrance: The main entrance of the Botanical Garden near Nørreport Station (Gothersgade 128, 1123 Copenhagen K).

Duration of the show: The performance starts at 19.30 and ends at 21.15 (1 hour and 45 minutes without break).

Picnic in the Botanical Garden before the show: From 18.30 to 19.30. Bring your own blankets and food. Botanical Gardens Café Mundfryd will be present in the garden, selling delicious coffee, tea, ice-coffee, icecream, cookies and cold drinks. They will be open 18.30-19.30.

Language: The performance is in English.

Please note: No umbrellas during the show.

BEHIND THE PRODUCTION


Director: Thomas Magnussen 

Artistic consultant: Lars Mikkelsen

Assistant: Angelique Giroir

THE ACTORS


Jefferson Bond • Linda Elvira • Søren Højen • Alexandra Jespersen • Robert Moore • Ian Burns • Rasmus Emil Mortensen • Thea Schok • Benjamin Stender