Stop your cruel game at once! I will not stand for this.
The main characters are introduced. they are Athenian nobles arguing about who will be marrying Hermia, and what her punishment shall be if she disobeys her father. Some secondary characters are introduced, they are working on a play for the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta.
She is mine Lysander, go back to Hermia.
Hermia wants to marry Lysander but her father wants to marry Demetrius. if Hermia does not marry Demetrius she will have to become a nun or she will be punished by death. One of the secondary characters, Bottom thinks that he could play all the parts in the play by himself.
All has been made well.
Hermia and Lysander decide to run away to a woods outside of Athens to get married. Helena finds this out and tells Demetrius. they both set out to find them. The actors decide to meet in the woods as well to rehearse their play.
Hermia, Lysander, Helena, and Demetrius met in the woods after being messed with by fairies. both Lysander and Demetrius fell in love with Helena and are fighting amongst themselves in the woods. The actors cannot find where bottom is and are worried that they cannot preform the play.
The fairies again mess with the main characters, but this time Hermia and Lysander are together, and Helena and Demetrius are together. they are invited to get married at Hippolyta and Theseus' wedding. the actors find Bottom and are relieved to start practicing the play again.
During the wedding celebrations, the secondary characters put on a play for the nobles. Later, the play ends and everyone lives married, happily ever after.