BBC: Gdansk theatre reveals Poland’s ties to Shakespeare

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(BBC): It’s taken almost a quarter of a century to become a reality but the Shakespeare Theatre in Gdansk is finally opening its doors to the public.

You may be wondering why the Polish Baltic port city would build a theatre dedicated to England’s Bard.

“The idea of having a Shakespearean theatre in Gdansk is not out of the blue, it has strong historical backing,” the theatre’s director, Jerzy Limon explains. The 64 year-old Shakespearean scholar came up with the project 25 years ago.

“English actors first came to Gdansk in 1601. They kept coming for over half a century and Shakespeare’s plays were performed here during his lifetime.”

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