The Bard "was living in one of the wealthiest parishes in the City, alongside powerful public figures, wealthy international merchants, society doctors and expert musicians."
It is the most famous love story of all time: Romeo and Juliet. Now Charles Gounod's operatic adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy returns to the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.
No need to be scared of the Bard, actors say.
The Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse is staging a new version of "Béatrice et Bénédict," Berlioz's last opera, directly inspired by Shakespeare's play "Much Ado About Nothing."