Shakespeare in the heart of Tricity

What does Shakespeare have to do with Gdansk? Quite a lot, for the plays of the Bard of Avon were staged in the city already in his lifetime. The Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre is built on the site of the former Fencing School–the first public theater in the 17th-century Poland–and believed to be one of the most extraordinary theatres in the world inspired by the Elizabethan theatre.

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