Athens four days before the lovely Hippolyta is suppose to wed Theseus, the Duke of Athens. Egeus comes up to the palace in need of help. He wants his daughter to marry Demetrius but she wants to marry Lysander.
Act 3 (Climax)
Theseus rules that Hermia has three choices wed Demetrius, go to a nun school, or die. Hermia states rather die then marry someone she doe not love. Later on Lysander and Hermia make a plan to run away and get married outside the Athene law. Helena, Hermia's best friend, knows about the plan.
Act 4 (Falling Action)
Lysander and Hermia are wondering through the forest. While they're making their way. Demetrius hears about the plan from Helena. He goes to the forest to look for them while Helena follows. Lysander and Hermia get lost and decide to lay down. Oberon, the king of fairies sees Demetrius and Helena fighting. He makes a plan to fix their love with a potion. His servant puts the potion on Lysander's eyes instead of Demetrius
Act 5 (Resolution)
Puck realize his mistake, so he puts the love potion on Demetrius eye. Now both Athene men are in love with Helena. Lysander and Demetrius decide to fight for their love, Helena. Oberon sees this and made the forest dark and foggy so Puck can throw their voices around so they can run around so much that they get tired and that's when Puck will put the antidote on Lysander's eyes and when they wake up it'll all feel like a dream.
Theseus, Hippolyta, and Egeus find all four lovers sleeping next to each other in the forest. They wake them up. Lysander confesses that he and Hermia were going to run away and get married. Demetrius confesses that he no longer loves Hermia he now loves Helena. Theseus decides that there will be a triple wedding.
The three couples are now married. To celebrate they watch a play, Pyramus and Thisbe, performed by foolish actors. During the play the actors added their own addition to the play which the couples found funny, but the actors meant it to be serious.