R | | Comedy, Drama, History
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
The play being performed for the Queen at the beginning of the film is Two Gentlemen of Verona.
Henslowe! Do you know what happens to a man who doesn't pay his debts? His boots catch fire!
Hugh Fennyman: Why do you howl when it is I who am bitten?
The audio for the choirboys at the church service is a line ahead of the visual.
$224,012 (USA) (11 December 1998)
$100,241,322 (USA) (23 July 1999)
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