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Shakespeare in Love is Coming to the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs
November 21, 2019 - December 8, 2019
Shakespeare In Love By Tom Stoppard, Lee Hall and Marc Norman and Directed by Vincent Tycer is on stage 4-8 November 21-23 and December 4-8 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs, Connecticut (UCONN campus)
The Academy Award-winning film is now a hit play! A young, pre-fame Will Shakespeare is struggling with writer’s block, with the deadline for his next play approaching all too quickly! Sparks fly when he meets Viola, a merchant’s daughter with secret theatrical ambitions of her own. Their forbidden love affair just smight give Will the inspiration he needs to write a masterpiece. An epic Elizabethan extravaganza filled with mistaken identities, backstage chaos, and the power of love – and theatre.
The Saturday, December 7th performance at 2pm will be ASL interpreted.
Pay-What-You-Can will be available for the Saturday, November 23rd, 8 PM performance. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket price is $1 plus a winter clothing item (coats/boots/hats/etc) item. 1 ticket per clothing item. Tickets are only available 1 hour prior to the performance in person at the box office. Not valid on prior sales.
The Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre (HJT) is the more intimate of the two stages that make up the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts (JORG).
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