Royal Shakespeare Co.

Shakespeare’s legacy lives on! Join us for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s timeless performances of Shakespearean classics such as The Tempest, Antony and Cleopatra, and Titus Andronicus. Straight from the the bard’s hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon, all plays are performed on one of three classic stages: the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the Swan Theatre, or The Other Place.

Troilus & Cressida (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences.

In the RSC’s first gender-balanced production, the Bard’s “most testosterone-fueled” play will feature a 50/50 split of male and female actors in an offering that traditionally features just a handful of women. Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC...
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As You Like It (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Come into the forest; dare to change your state of mind. Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper selves.

Kimberley Sykes directs a fierce, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy. Stephen Brimson Lewis will design the set with Bretta Gerecke designing both costumes and lighting, in a first for the...
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The Taming of the Shrew (Royal Shakespeare Company)

In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes in this electrically charged love story. Justin Audibert turns Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power.

The set is designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis with costumes designed by Hannah Clark and lighting by Matt...
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Measure for Measure (Royal Shakespeare Company)

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her.

Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, directs a play with astonishing contemporary resonance. The set and costumes are designed by RSC Director of Design, Stephen Brimson Lewis, with lighting by Simon Spencer. Music...
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