Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

by: Tom Stoppard, Marc Norman, Lee Hall

by: Tom Stoppard, Marc Norman, Lee Hall

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Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

by: Tom Stoppard, Marc Norman, Lee Hall

by: Tom Stoppard, Marc Norman, Lee Hall

Overview

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 – Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will’s greatest admirer and will stop at nothing (including breaking the law) 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 and inspires him to write his greatest masterpiece.

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Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Stage & Screen)
  • Time Period: 16th Century / Elizabethan
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Room for Extras, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard’s most recent play, The Hard Problem, opened at the National Theatre in 2015. He wrote his first play, Enter a Free Man, whilst working as a journalist in Bristol. His plays include Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, After Magritte, Jumpers, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves ...

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Marc Norman

Marc Norman

Lee Hall

Lee Hall was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 1966 and studied English Literature at Cambridge University. He has worked as a writer in theatre, TV, radio and film. He has been writer in residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Live Theatre, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Theatre: Wittgenstein on Tyne, Live Theatre 1996; Bol ...

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