QMU – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Queen Margaret University’s Performing Arts are celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary by staging a brand new, open-air production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream . Tickets are £10 and available via the following links:

21-23 June, 7.30pm
Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh

24 June, 7.30pm
Dunbar’s Close Gardens, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

More than forty students from across Queen Margaret’s Performing Arts programmes are working with staff to create a truly magical evening of theatre, which is open to the public.

The show opens on Midsummer’s Eve and runs for three performances in the grounds of QMU’s Musselburgh campus, before transferring to the beautiful Dunbar’s Close Gardens on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

The show is directed and designed by the University’s award winning staff team; Kate Nelson, Sarah Paulley and Polly Lister. As part of this exciting production, QMU is working in partnership with students from both the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Lighting and Sound School. Original music for the show has been supervised by Yati Durant and composed by students of MSc Composition for Screen at the Reid School of Music, ECA, University of Edinburgh.

Audience members are invited to bring along a picnic before seeing the show on campus, where a bar will also be open on the evenings of the show.


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