Shakespeare loves Rome, Rome loves Shakespeare

Roberto Marafante directs this love-themed production of Shakespearian works in the picturesque and historic setting of Caesar's Forum, as part of the 17th  edition of the theatrical programme Passaggi Segreti. The production is described as "a potpourri of William Shakespeare's works" relating to all types of love: the frantic passion from The Taming of the Shrew; the youthful falling in love from Romeo and Juliet; the enduring love from The Tempest; the all-conquering love from Love's Labour's Lost; to the thwarted desire in As You Like It. Preview on 31 Aug, then from 4-15 Sept, at 21.00. In Italian. Caesar's Forum, entrance Clivo Argentario (Mamertine Prison), www.passaggisegreti.it.