Auditions: Shakespeare in Love

Auditions (by appointment only):

December 2 and 3: 7–10 p.m., Drama Lab Theatre
Auditions are open to community, students, staff 
and faculty. You do not need to be a Harper 
student to audition. Contact Director Kevin Long 
at or 847.  925.6284 
for more information.

Performance dates are March 13–22, 2020

Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard

Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall

Music by Paddy Cunneen

Directed by Kevin Long

“A joyous celebration of theatre.” – Daily Telegraph Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he meets the beautiful 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?

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Drama Lab Theatre, Room L109
1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067

Event Type

Cultural Arts

Cultural and Performing Arts
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