In act I egeus confronts theseus about the love that hermia has for lysander. Egeus is not happy with what the two share especially after he chose a husband for hermia, and her bestfriend helena is in love with demetrius . Theseus made a decision to give hermia 4 days to decide who she shall marry.
Hermia and lysander decide to run away and get married . In the mean time in the woods a fairy queen and king have a disagreement and that causes the weather to act up. The fairy couple blame continue to blame each other. Oberon decides to put a magic flower in tatianas eyes to make her fall in love with a beast to be funny. The n he notices a love that needs the potion between an demertius and helena . Puck gives lysander the potion instead .
In act III we introduce the rustics , a group of men who would like to present a play to the king and queen at their wedding in 3 days. The group is a mess and they are working on the play each day. In the forest oberon notices that something is wrong and corrects puck with who he should have put it on . Now both demetrius and lysander are in love with helena and hermia is not happy.
after a while oberon feels bad for tatiana loving abeast and puts antidote in both tatiana and lysanders eyes so he will love hermia again. When they wake up it will all feel like a dream. Thesus and hippolyta find all four in the woods and has hermia make her decision . Demetrius steps in and says hes no longer in love with hermia but with helena he loves. The rustics are nervous to preform and act out the play.
Thesus decides to let them get married to who they love he also chooses the rustics for entertainment. thesus thiks the play is funny because they cant really act, but his wife hippolyta says to be nice so they do.