The Book of Will

By Lauren Gunderson | Directed by Davis McCallum
Rolling World Premiere

Previews June 9 - June 21, 2017
Running June 22 - July 28, 2017

“A triumph [with] depth, infectious humor and earthy compassion….One of the best plays I have ever seen.”

- Boulder Weekly

Our resident playwright’s own theater company is the focus of this mostly-true story, which takes us backstage at The Globe to discover how Shakespeare became Shakespeare and to meet a pair of underdogs who save English literature’s greatest works! Amidst the noise and color of Elizabethan London, THE BOOK OF WILL finds an unforgettable story of love, loss, and laughter, and sheds new light on a man you may think you know.

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Mary Bacon (Rebecca Heminges, Anne Hathaway)
Stephen Paul Johnson (Richard Burbage, Ben Jonson)
Krystel Lucas (Elizabeth Condell, Emilia Bassano Lanier)
Sean McNall (John Heminges)
Kurt Rhoads (Henry Condell)
David Ryan Smith (William Jaggard)
Kerry Warren (Alice Heminges)
with Zach Fike Hodges, Daniel Liu, Serena Miller, Luis Quintero, Jade Radford, Maryn Shaw, Sky Smith, and Marielle Young

Costume Design: Martha Hally
Lighting Design: Eric Southern
Sound Design: Stowe Nelson
Set Design: Sandra Goldmark
Prop Design: Theresa Pierce
Stage Management: Marci Skolnick


NEW THIS YEAR: Catch the bus! Our comfy, round-trip bus from Lincoln Center will be running for the Saturday, June 17 performance of THE BOOK OF WILL. Reserve your seat > 

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