About Shakespeare In Love
Plagued by debt, tormented by writer’s block and in desperate need of a new hit, promising new playwright Will Shakespeare finds his muse in the form of passionate young noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps. Their forbidden love soon draws everyone, including Queen Elizabeth herself, into the drama and inspires Will to write the greatest love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet.
Shakespeare in Love will bring together a prestigious, multi-award winning creative team. Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot, The Pitman Painters) from the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, the production is directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod, who together are the driving force behind the world-renowned theatre company, Cheek by Jowl.
This romantic comedy promises to transport audiences back to Shakespeare’s London, teeming with characters and all its vibrant colours, music and life. Shakespeare in Love revels in the sheer joy of love itself.
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