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Shakespeare in Love

Abilene Shakespeare Festival presents "Shakespeare in Love." Screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard; adapted for stage by Lee Hall; and directed by Adam Hester in Fulks Theatre. Poor Will Shakespeare is suffering from a severe case of writer’s block with a deadline fast approaching. Then his No. 1 fan, Viola, appears, disguised as a boy and hoping to appear in his new play. Viola sparks the bard’s creative fires and when he and his muse fall in love, hilarity ensues: mistaken identities, competitive backbiting with another troupe of players, and the potential of suffering the queen’s wrath! Adapted from the Oscar-winning film, "Shakespeare in Love" is an homage to the joys of theater. Free admission. Season subscribers will be seated first. Doors open at 7 p.m. Recommended for ages 13 and older.

Earlier Event: June 26
Abilene Shakespeare Festival
Later Event: August 6
McMurry Theatre: Fiddler on the Roof