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Shakespeare's Globe - Midsummer Mechanicals based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare's Globe

Enjoy this hilarious new family show at Shakespeare’s Globe, based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

3rd - 21st August 2022

Suitable for 5+ years

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Get ready for side-splitting fun and mayhem in Midsummer Mechanicals, a new play for families based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Following their first theatrical triumph on a midsummer’s evening one year ago, Nick Bottom and his troupe of actors – the Mechanicals – need your help to create their latest play. What could possibly go wrong? Everything, it turns out.

  • Get the whole family laughing out loud in this perfect introduction to Shakespeare.
  • Packed with silly props, sillier costumes and an eye-popping finale, this theatrical dream like no other will delight both the young and the young at heart.
  • Experience the gorgeous Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, modelled after the indoor theatres of Shakespeare’s London.
  • Why not make a day of your visit with a Family Guided Tour, or enjoy delicious food at Swan Bar & Restaurant (including a tasty menu just for kids).
  • Recommended for ages 5+
  • Seated tickets £15 – £25 

LittleBird Top Tip

Not only is Midsummer Mechanicals based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but it also includes several well-known lines from some of his most famous plays!

Dates and Prices


  • 3rd - 21st August 2022


  • Tickets £15 – £25 Seating
  • £5 Standing (restricted view, not suitable for audiences under 4ft tall!)
Need to Know
  • Full booking T&Cs can be found on the Shakespeare’s Globe website. 
  • Running time approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, including an interval
  • The on-site bar and restaurant.
  • There is a bespoke children’s menu and highchairs are available all day.
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Plan your Visit

What makes Shakespeare's Globe family friendly

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Address and Contact Info

Shakespeare's Globe
21 New Globe Walk

+44 (0)401 9919
Nearest Station: Mansion House London Underground Station
Nearest Park: Pitch
£15 per person