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.

Macbeth (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.

Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the company....
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Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Company)

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate?

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences....
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The Merry Wives of Windsor (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos. For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor...

David Troughton returns to the Company as John Falstaff, following his recent...
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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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