Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love

Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall

March 23 - April 13, 2019
Previews March 21 & 22

Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant, whose fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Both are despondent when they learn that Viola’s father has promised her to the stuffy Lord Wessex in order to gain a title for their family. Under the veil of secrecy, Will and Viola’s passionate love affair becomes the basis of the very play he is writing – Romeo and Juliet. With opening night – and the wedding day – fast approaching, the plots race toward a parallel conclusion. Will it all work out in the end or are the two star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy?

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Stay for a Talkback!

After Friday evening performances, the director and cast will take the stage for a Talkback about the show. Get your tickets for February 14 & 21 to discuss the show with the director and cast!

Meet the Cast!

The cast of This Red Planet will be in the lobby after performances on Saturday evenings for a Meet & Greet with the audience! Get your tickets for February 15 & 22 to meet the cast!

Tennessee Preforming Arts Center
Andrew Johnson Theater
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243

 

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Late seating happens at the discretion of the house manager.