David Daniels and Ofelia Sala in the Gran Teatre del Liceu's vivid imagining of Britten's operatic take on a Shakespearean classic

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Benjamin Britten
Gran Theatre del Liceu

Reknowned composer Benjamin Britten adapts Shakespeare's timeless comedy into an opera, vividly interpreted by the company of the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

The worlds of woodland and Fairyland meet with an imaginative design by Michael Levine, and the action is brought to life with movement by celebrated choreographer Matthew Bourne.

Sung in English.

Production duration: 2 hrs 37 min
Gran Teatre del Liceu

Cast & creative team


  • Oberon
    David Daniels
  • Tytania
    Ofèlia Sala
  • Puck
    Emil Wolk
  • Theseus
    Ned Barth
  • Hippolyta
    Jean Rigby
  • Lysander
    Gordon Gietz
  • Demetrius
    William Dazeley
  • Hermia
    Deanne Meek
  • Helena
    Brigitte Hahn
  • Bottom
    Peter Rose
  • Quince
    Henry Waddington
  • Flute
    Christopher Gillett
  • Snug
    Harold Wilson
  • Snout
    Francisco Vas
  • Starvelling
    Andrew Foster-Williams
  • Cobweb
    Francesc Guzmán
  • Peaseblossom
    Francesc Ortega
  • Mustardseed
    Sergi Rosell
  • Moth
    Xavier Ros


  • Harry Bicket
  • Robert Carsen
    Stage Direction
  • Michael Levine
    Set & Costume Designer
  • Robert Carsen
    Light Designer
  • Peter van Praet
    Light Designer
  • Matthew Bourne