ABOUT MUSICAL SHAKESPEARE

Musical Shakespeare is a compilation of adaptations of William Shakespeare’s plays: Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Two Gentlemen of Verona; Romeo and Juliet; Henry VI, The First Part; and The Winter’s Tale. Conceived for both stage and screen, the songs of some of the world’s most beloved songwriters are intertwined throughout the plays.

The blending of Shakespeare’s poetic prowess with the profound balladry of these renowned musicians provides action, suspense, and surprise for the audience; while revealing the timeless influence, relevance, and beauty of Shakespeare’s eloquence.