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Verlorene Liebesmühe

Something is rotten in the state of Navarre? It needs a new order! Ferdinand, king of the land, decides to fast, study and renounce women with his companions for three years. No sooner have the lords taken an oath to this effect than the Princess of France comes to visit with her ladies-in-waiting…

For the new production of the romantic comedy, the Shakespeare Company Berlin works with live music, rapid role changes and untamed playfulness. The poetically modern translation by Christian Leonard makes Shakespeare’s centuries-old wordplay seem completely modern and shows how fallible and vulnerable we all are when we fall in love.