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Shakespeare In Love / Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre

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A co-production of the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre and the Wybrzeże Theatre, the 'Shakespeare in Love' play needs almost no introduction. A great comedy with lively action, numerous daring duels and dynamic role changes. Here you will find love, struggle with destiny, the stormy fates of lovers and conflicts between theatres – and all of this set in the climate of the Elizabethan age on a reconstructed stage. Throughout July and August you'll have the opportunity to see the play (in Polish, with English subtitles) at the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre on every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Daily from Thursday, 12th until Sunday, 15th of July, 4.30 p.m.

LOCATION Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre, Bogusławskiego Street 1, Gdansk Main Town

TICKETS 25-65 PLN PLN, available on site (daily 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.) or on-line

'Shakespeare in Love' plot:

William Shakespeare, a young and ambitious playwright and actor, promises to write a new play for the director of the Rose Theatre but he is suffering from writer’s block. His inspiration comes from his love for Viola but this means he has to make an impossible choice – his beloved theatre or the woman he loves? Risk and sacrifice are written into the tragic fate of the protagonists in this play – just as in Shakespeare. But even in this sad story there are still occasions for laughter.



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