A girl named Hermia goes against her father and refuses to marry who he wishes her to which is Demetrius, and her father wishes her to be killed. She decides to run away into the woods with her true love Lysander and tells her friend Helena since Helena loves Demetrius. Helena then backstabs Hermia and follows Demetrius into the woods.
Inside of the town, a group of men are preparing for the duke's wedding and are practicing a play that is a tragedy but they believe it is a comedy. All of the men intend to prepare in the forest where Hermia and Lysander are running to.
Continuation of the Falling Action
A potion was found that makes someone fall in love with the first thing they see and that was put onto a queen of the fairies because she kept the young boy of her friend and the king was jealous, and both Lysander and Demetrius who both see Helena first, in turn both fall in love with her and are willing to fight for her. Even though Hermia is right there.
The queen then falls in love with one of the actors who the servant of the fairy king put a spell on to make his head that of a donkey. Later on the fairy king feels pity and decides to take the potion off of her eyes and they both agree to go to the Duke's wedding together.
The fairy that had in turn put the potion in the eyes of the lovers goes to fix his mistake and puts a dense fog on the forest and proceeds to wear them out. He then puts an antidote into Lysander's eyes and leaves them. In the morning, the couples are found by the father and the Duke and the duke decides that they all should be wedded.
The townspeople who had practiced the play in the forest were chosen by the duke to perform their play and everyone had a joyful time, and all three couples were wedded joyfully.