Shakespeare in Love

Friday, April 05, 2019 to Sunday, May 12, 2019

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall
Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
Directed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill

April 5 – May 12

Young Will Shakespeare has writer’s block… the deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he desperately needs some inspiration. That is, until he finds his muse — Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will’s greatest admirer and will stop at nothing (including donning a moustache) to appear in his next play. As love blossoms, so does the comedy, great romance and playwriting. Join theREP for this immersive and sumptuous adaptation of the Academy Award-winning screenplay, complete with swordfights, secret trysts, backstage disasters, and a dog.

“Marvelously fluid, riotously funny, and often intensely, even startlingly poignant…This may be, in part at least, a comedy about Shakespeare falling in love; but joking aside, it could just make you fall, all over again, in love with Shakespeare.” —Chicago Tribune

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