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.
Washington City Paper Review
“[SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE] is funny, loving, an overt ode to live theater, so poignant as the world — just as Elizabethan London — continues to battle sickness, racism, and greedy, fearful political leaders who…”
DC Theatre Arts Review
“It’s an exuberant, overstuffed production that plays like one of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti with four or five featured instruments that are supported by an oversized orchestra or two. The three lead actors…”