This video was made by FilmBright vimeo.com/user28747664 about the Optimist Creations theatre production of The Sonneteer, 2014.
A play on passion, power and possession, featuring the Sonnets of William Shakespeare.
What drove the celebrated poet, playwright and actor to write a suite of sonnets about beauty, life and the passage of time and address them to a handsome young man? Obsession? Folly? Infatuation? Or was there more than meets the eye today?
In a dynamic new take on an old question, two contemporary characters delve into some of the most glorious poetry ever composed, as they weave in and out of the past in search of a plausible truth about love.
Everything is conjecture. Except the words...
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