Purgatory Playhouse, a M/M Fantasy Rom-Com

Cover design by Alexandria Corza

The folks in Purgatory Playhouse are tasked with presenting a musical version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the entertainment of the Greek pantheon. In case you need a refresher, here’s the cast list. Only some of the characters are mentioned in Purgatory Playhouse, but I figured…what the hell.




Dramatis Personae (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

The Courtiers

Theseus, Duke of Athens
Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus
Helena, in love with Demetrius
Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander
Demetrius, in love with Hermia
Lysander, in love with Hermia
Egeus, father to Hermia


The Fairies

Oberon, king of the fairies
Titania, queen of the fairies
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow
Moth, a fairy
Mustardseed, a fairy
Peaseblossom, a fairy
Cobweb, a fairy


The Mechanicals

Bottom, a weaver
Snout, a tinker
Snug, a joiner
Starveling, a tailor
Flute, a bellows-mender
Quince, a carpenter