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Synopsis: The Book of Will

Synopsis: The Book of Will

It has been three years since Shakespeare’s death, and his closest friends miss him dearly. They have only some of his masterful plays in their possession, and, after hearing a badly-botched version of Hamlet at a nearby theatre, they realize that Shakespeare’s words are starting to fade into obscurity. They decide all of his original plays need to be found or recreated and published into a book, a definitive collection of his works. “Publish or vanish. That’s the choice.” So they set out to compile as many of his manuscripts as possible, going head-to-head against a shady publisher, a drunken poet, shrinking resources, and their own mortality.