If you like this, here are some more of William Shakespeare’s plays…
Shakespeare In Love at Noël Coward Theatre – 23rd July to 25th October 2014
Based on the hit film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tom Stoppard’s “Shakespeare in Love” has now been adapted for the London stage. When a young playwright called Will Shakespeare gets a touch of writer’s block, he finds his new muse in the form of passionate noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps. Their forbidden love soon inspires him to write the greatest love story of his career — “Romeo and Juliet”.
King Lear at Noël Coward Theatre – 10th to 12th, 20th to 25th March, 11th to 13th, 17th, 19th, 21st to 23rd, 28th to 30th April, 1st, 6th to 11th, 16th to 19th, and 23rd to 28th May 2014
Lear is an ageing monarch in a divided kingdom. When he asks his three beloved daughters to profess their love for him, two of them humour the elderly king with flattering platitudes. But when his third daughter Cordelia confesses to love him just like a daughter should, he casts her out of his kingdom for wounding his pride. His world soon descends into chaos, and all that he once believed is brought into question.
And here are some more shows…
Other Desert Cities – 13th March to 24th May 2014
It’s Christmas Eve in Palm Springs, and novelist Brooke Wyeth has returned home to celebrate Christmas with her family. But then she drops a bombshell — she is planning to write a tell-all memoir, exposing some of the most painful chapters of her family’s past. Will Brooke’s revelations push her fractured family relations to the point of no return?