SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Based on the screenplay by
MARC NORMAN & TOM STOPPARD
Adapted for the stage by
12 November – 14 December 2024
“Queen Elizabeth: I know something of a woman in a man’s profession. Yes, by God, I do know about that.”
A boisterous romantic comedy set in the world of the theatre.
Young Will Shakespeare has a bad case of writer’s block and desperately needs a muse.
His new comedy, Romeo and Ethel the Pirate’s Daughter, isn’t turning out how he’d hoped and he’s up against a tight deadline to deliver his next masterpiece.
That is until he meets Viola de Lesseps, and a real-life romance starts to take hold. But Viola has a secret and this new play isn’t shaping up to be the light-hearted comedy Queen Bess demanded.
From the pen of Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) comes this scintillating stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, brim full of passion, love and laughter.
“Celebrates the way magic and mystery are born out of chaos and confusion.” The Guardian
Director Madeleine Withington
To be announced
Preview Tue 12 Nov 7:30pm
Opening Night Wed 13 Nov 7:30pm
Thu – Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm
Final performance Sat 14 Dec 2pm
Running time: to be advised
Please note: latecomers will be admitted at a suitable break in the performance
Concessions, Groups (6+) $32
New Theatre Members $25
Thrifty Thursdays $25
Patrons please note: New Theatre is now EFTPOS-only
at Front of House for both ticket and bar sales.
COVID- Safe protocols:
QR code and vaccination checks are no longer required.
Face masks are not mandatory, but recommended.
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