'Shakespeare in Love' to be shown at Westport Arts Center
Published 3:40 pm, Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Westport Country Playhouse and Westport Arts Center will present a screening of the Oscar-winning film, "Shakespeare in Love," at 7 p.m Friday, Oct. 28, at the center, 51 Riverside Ave.
The film will be shown in conjunction with the playhouse production of Shakespeare's romantic comedy, "Twelfth Night, or What You Will," through Nov. 5, and the center's exhibition, "Love: In the Eye of the Beholder," through Nov. 6.
David Kennedy, the playhouse's associate artistic director, will introduce the screening and provide context to the themes explored in the film, which won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The cast for the R-rated film, directed by John Madden, with screenplay by Tom Stoppard, includes Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Colin Firth and Judi Dench.
Admission is $10. For information, call the center at 203-222-7070 or visit www.westportartscenter.org.