Friendly Folio - A Midsommer Nights Dreame

A Midsommer Nights Dreame is a comedy written by William Shakespeare...

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Total Lines Characters Genders Running Time  
624 18 (or 13 with doubling) 13 male, 5 female 36 to 42 mins
542 (Short Version) 18 (or 13 with doubling) 13 male, 5 female 31 to 36 mins

Parts / Sides in 'A Midsommer Nights Dreame':

Less Than 250 Lines:
First Fairy
Pucke (Robin)
Second Fairy
Third Fairy


Code Character Lines First Line  
G-240 Pucke (Robin)16 If we shadowes have offended,
G-241 Pucke (Robin)29 My Mistris with a monster is in love,
G-242 Pucke (Robin)20 Now the hungry Lyons rores,
G-243 Pucke (Robin)31 The King doth keepe his Revels here to night,
(I am that merrie wanderer of the night:)
G-244 Pucke (Robin)18 Through the Forrest have I gone,
M-240 Bottome18 (prose) When my cue comes, call me, and I will answer.
M-241 Demetrius17 My Lord, faire Helen told me of their stealth,
M-242 Demetrius16 O Helen, goddesse, nimph, perfect, divine,
M-243 Egeus24 Full of vexation, come I, with complaint
M-244 Lysander20 A good perswasion; therefore heare me Hermia,
(Helen, to you our mindes we will unfold,)
M-245 Lysander27 And run through fire I will for thy sweet sake.
M-246 Oberon20 I pray thee give it me.
(I know a banke where the wilde time blowes,)
M-247 Oberon29 Wel, go thy way: thou shalt not from this grove,
(My gentle Pucke come hither; thou remembrest)
M-248 Oberon31 Welcome good Robin:
M-249 Quince35 If we offend, it is with our good will.
M-250 Theseus20 More strange then true. I never may beleeve
(Lovers and mad men have such seething braines,)
M-251 Theseus17 The kinder we, to give them thanks for nothing
M-252 Flute16 Asleepe my Love? What, dead my Dove?
W-240 First Fairy23 Over hil, over dale, through bush, through briar,
(Either I mistake your shape and making quite,)
W-241 Helena13 Cal you me faire? that faire againe unsay,
W-242 Helena22 Have you not set Lysander, as in scorne
(I, doe, persever, counterfeit sad lookes,)
W-243 Helena26 How happy some, ore other some can be?
W-244 Helena19 I pray you though you mocke me, gentlemen,
(Good Hermia, do not be so bitter with me,)
W-245 Helena28 Loe, she is one of this confederacy,
W-246 Helena15 O I am out of breath, in this fond chace,
W-247 Helena17 O spight! O hell! I see you are all bent
W-248 Helena26 You draw me, you hard-hearted Adamant,
(The wildest hath not such a heart as you;)
W-249 Hermia12 Helpe me Lysander, helpe me; do thy best
W-250 Hermia23 Now I but chide, but I should use thee worse.
(Out dog, out cur, thou driv'st me past the bounds)
W-251 Hermia10 Puppet? why so? I, that way goes the game.
W-252 Hermia20 What, can you do me greater harme then hate?
(Puppet? why so? I, that way goes the game.)
W-253 Titania26 Out of this wood, do not desire to goe,
W-254 Titania17 Set your heart at rest,
W-255 Titania37 These are the forgeries of jealousie,