In Athens, Egeus and his daughter Hermia go to the Duke. Theseus tell the Duke that his daughter loves Lysander not Demetrius.
Lysander and Hermia secretly decide to run away into the forest on the way to another country where they can marry.
Local workmen have decided to perform a play for the Dukes wedding in the forest.
Puck makes a terible mistake. He dropped the magical juice into Lysanders eyes not Demetrius's. Oberon puts the juice into Demetrius's eyes and immediately he lovers her. Lysander and Demetrius chase Helena through the woods. She think they are making fun of her and she become fuious at them.