Monday, November 13, 2017

“Shakespeare in Love” @ Centerstage is “simply astounding” and “hysterically funny”

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

A ROWDY, ROMANTIC ROMP

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard
Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall
Directed by Blake Robison

WHEN: Oct 19–Nov 26, 2017                   
WHERE:
Centerstage, 700 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland
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“Shall I compare thee to a something something… mummers play?” And so begins one of Shakespeare’s most famous sonnets, and this charming story of love, inspiration, muses, and art, based on the Oscar-winning film. This smart and poignant tale offers a smattering of allusions that will delight anyone familiar with the Bard—or simply the English language. This story is as crowd-pleasing as mistaken identities, a shipwreck, and love triumphant, and is set in a time when a Londoner could still utter the words: “Shakespeare? Never heard of him.” A great play for the entire family.


Critics and Audiences LOVE Shakespeare in Love!

“This production of Shakespeare in Love will surely please just about any theatergoer. It would be a perfect date-night excursion for those looking to up their romantic game.” –DC Metro Theater Arts

Simply astounding” —CultureSeen4U

“The moveable wooden set is a masterpiece.”  —Baltimore Style

“Delights with its passion, puns, and Shakespearean allusions that even casual devotees of his sonnets and plays will relish.”  —DC Theatre Scene

“The players chomp into the material with zest and poetic verve. They are beautifully outfitted in Kathleen Geldard’s costumes and underscored by Matthew M. Nielson’s cinema-ready soundtrack.” “A more-than-enjoyable way to spend an evening.”  —Baltimore Style

“A sumptuous production that is not only visually magnificent, but is hysterically funny.” —CultureSeen4U


More Praise from Our Patrons:

“I saw Shakespeare in Love and thought it was great. I enjoyed every minute of it—especially Spot, aka Meatball. It was my first visit to the renovated Center Stage and I loved that too!”

Loved this play. All of the actors were amazing!”

“Don't miss Shakespeare in Love—it's absolutely hilarious!”