COVID-19 EVENT UPDATE INFORMATION
The MECC is currently operating at 100% capacity and following a COVID Safe plan as approved by Queensland Health. Contact details for all attendees must be provided where prompted during the booking process. Please be assured that we are prioritising the wellbeing of our visitors, artists and staff.
Before purchasing tickets, please read the Covid Safe Terms & Conditions which are in addition to the regular MECC Terms & Conditions of sale.
Shakespeare’s classic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is reawakened in this breathless production brimming with magic, mirth and mayhem.
Love is in the air in Athens – and it’s contagious. Besides the royal wedding, which is just days away, there are young lovers dreaming of enchanted futures together. Hermia and Lysander are besotted with one another, while Helena adores Demetrius.
The only snag is that Demetrius loves Hermia - and he’s got Hermia’s father on his side. So, nobody is happy. (Shakespeare wasn’t kidding when he said the course of true love never ran smooth.) Determined to be together, Hermia and Lysander meet in a moonlit forest, with plans to elope.
Following hot on their heels is Demetrius, who in turn is pursued by a lovelorn Helena. But the young lovers are not alone in the forest. Nick Bottom and his hapless bunch of tradies have gathered to rehearse a play to be performed at the royal wedding. And, hidden from human eyes, a mischievous sprinkling of fairies are also in the forest that night.
The three worlds collide in an explosion of comic confusion that throws the future of all the lovers into jeopardy. This production is quick as a shadow. Fast, funny and family-friendly, this is A Midsummer Night’s Dream reimagined.
Pre-order your Platter when you purchase your tickets!
Antipasto Platter $13 - Gouda, smoked cheese, brie, cheddar, apricots, dates, olives, cocktail onions, gherkins, salami, kabana and crackers (GF and vegetarian options available).
Your membership entitles you to purchase 4 tickets (per show) at the discounted MECC Card price, providing you personally present your membership card.
Membership cards are not transferable - only the card holder can purchase discounted MECC member tickets.
When you join the MECC card membership you receive the following benefits:
Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre aims to ensure our venues and performances are welcoming and accessible. If you have any questions about access requirements, please contact the Box Office before purchasing tickets.
Wheelchair seats/spaces are available for all events. These seats/spaces can be booked by contacting our Box Office on (07) 4961 9777. All levels of the MECC carpark are fully wheelchair accessible.
Hearing Receivers are available in the Auditorium and a Hearing Loop is available in the Plenary Halls. To access this equipment simply enquire at the Box Office prior to event. Please contact the Box Office (07) 4961 9777 or visit us in person for more information.
Companion Card holders are entitled to a complimentary companion ticket to all performances. The cardholder must provide their Companion Card details when making bookings and present the valid ID card to receive their ticket/s from the Box Office. To access this program, please contact the box office on (07) 4961 9777 or visit us in person.