Shakespeare In Love
20-23 March 2024
Based on the Academy Award-winning movie, this enchanting, hilarious, passionate stage adaptation re-imagines William Shakespeare's creative process - and explores his inspiration - as he writes Romeo and Juliet.
Young Will Shakespeare has writer's block. The deadline for his new play is fast approaching, but he's in desperate need of inspiration. That is, until he finds his muse... the feisty, brilliant and beautiful Viola. This crafty young woman is Will’s greatest admirer and will stop at nothing to appear in his next play. Against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics, Will’s love for Viola quickly blossoms, inspiring him to write his greatest romantic masterpiece. The play uses contemporary language and features live music.