Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love
FROM 10 OCT 2017
TUE – FRI 8 PM | SAT 4 & 8 PM | R130 – R320
The Fugard Theatre


Written by Lee Hall, adapated from the brilliant, world famous screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman - and following a sensational smash hit season on the West End - a brand new, all South African production of Shakespeare in Love is set for the Fugard Theatre in October 2017!

Young Will Shakespeare has writer's block... the deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he's in desperate need of inspiration. That is until he finds his muse - Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will's greatest admirer and will stop at nothing (including breaking the law) to appear in his next play. Against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics, Will's love for Viola quickly blossoms and inspires him to write his greatest masterpiece.

Shakespeare in Love premiered on the West End at the Noel Coward Theatre in London in July 2014.

Early Bird special – 4 premium priced tickets for R800 (first 7 performances). Special valid until the end of May 2017. This offer is exclusively available through the Fugard Box office – call 021 461 4554.

Shakespeare in Love has a recommended age restriction of 13 years or older.

Dates & Times

  • Dates

    10 Oct 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
  • Time

    TUE – FRI 8 PM | SAT 4 & 8 PM
  • Price

    R130 – R320
  • Duration

    2 hours 30 minutes
  • Language


Cast & Creative

  • Creative

    • Marc NormanWriter, Original Screenplay
    • Tom StoppardWriter, Original Screenplay
    • Lee HallWriter, Stage adaptation
    • Paddy CunneenMusic
    • Greg KarvellasDirector



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