Ohio Shakespeare Festival
Professional Theatre


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


Show Description:
Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he meets 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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November 29 - December 16

Showtimes:

8pm Thursdays
8pm Fridays
8pm Saturdays
2pm Sundays

Content Advisories: Some mildly adult language/content; use discretion

Tickets:
$15-$33 Reserved Seating

(330) 673-8761
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Location:
OSF Greystone Hall
103 High Street, Sixth Floor
Akron, OH 44308



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