Penniless and struggling, young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block, until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant. She has a fiery passion for poetry and drama which leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Viola quickly becomes the playwright muse, while she disguises herself as a man to become a player. He father has promised her to another 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 play he is writing — Romeo and Juliet. Writer’s block is conquered, but will love conquer in the end?
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Fairbanks Drama Association
1854 2nd Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701