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    Shakespeare In Love

    People's Light

    39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355

    Wednesday February 26th 2020 to Sunday March 29th 2020

    • Sundays

      2:00pm to 4:30pm

      7:00pm to 9:30pm

    • Tuesdays

      7:30pm to 110:00pm

    • Wednesdays

      2:00pm to 4:30pm

      7:30pm to 10:00pm

    • Thursdays

      7:30pm to 10:00pm

    • Fridays

      7:30pm to 10:00pm

    • Saturdays

      2:00pm to 4:30pm

      8:00pm to 10:30pm

    A stage adaptation of the 1998 Academy Award-winning film || In 1593 London, Will Shakespeare has writer’s block. Low on funds and out of ideas, the young playwright finds his muse in Viola de Lesseps, a wealthy merchant’s daughter with dreams of the stage. Despite England’s prohibition on female performers, Viola disguises herself as a man and wins the role of “Romeo” in Shakespeare’s upcoming comedy, Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter. As Will discovers that his talented leading man is none other than the captivating aristocrat he admired from afar, the two begin a passionate affair that becomes inspiration for a new love story: Romeo and Juliet.

    Recommended for ages 13+ due to mild sexual situations and some profanity.

    February 26-March 29, 2020
    Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman & Tom Stoppard
    Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall
    Music by Alex Bechtel
    Directed by Matt Pfeiffer
    Leonard C. Haas Stage

    Accessibility Information

    People's Light is wheelchair accessible and has handicap parking adjacent to both theatres. At the Leonard C. Haas Stage, an elevator allows patrons access to the second-floor lobby and the coffee and concessions bar, and there is a ground floor automatic door entrance for wheelchair accessibility. Front-row wheelchair seating is available to reserve - please inform the Box Office if anyone in your party requires wheelchair seating when ordering tickets.

    Assisted listening devices and large-print programs are available from the Will Call desk upon request.

    People's Light also offers select Open Caption performances as well as Smart Caption Glasses (SCG). SCG benefit Deaf and hearing loss communities by displaying synchronized text of the play's dialogue directly onto the lenses in real time. This offers our patrons that are hard of hearing the opportunity to enjoy the show without missing a beat. Smart Caption Glasses will be available for Shakespeare in Love starting March 7th. They can be reserved here:

    In addition to Relaxed Performances. Relaxed Performances feature reduced sound/light effects, subtle house lighting and complete freedom to talk and move around during the show, so that anyone with sensory sensitivities can comfortably enjoy a night of theater. For more information on all of our accessibility services, visit our website: or call the Box Office at 610.644.3500.

    $35 - $55
    Box Office

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