About the Show/Event
Information for The Captain at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, West End (Play). It's peace time, and the soldiers of Venice are at a loose end. A young gentlewoman, Frank, finds herself attracted to Captain Jacomo, despite his misogynist nature, but the interventions of her brother's friends prevent the course of true love from running smoothly. Meanwhile, Leila, a promiscuous widow, struggles to line up her next match. The Captain starred Richard Burbage. This reading takes place in the church where he was buried in 1619. It is one of several events this year marking the 400th anniversary of his death. First published 1647. Tickets are available on the St Leonard's website This event takes place at St Leonard's Shoreditch. Part of Read Not Dead
Author Francis Beaumont. Author John Fletcher.