Simon Godwin

Artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company, director of “Romeo & Juliet” on PBS

Artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company, director of “Romeo & Juliet” on PBS

Simon Godwin on KCRW

When the pandemic hit London, director Simon Godwin's National Theatre production of “Romeo & Juliet” shut down.

To direct ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ Simon Godwin embraced the motto ‘the obstacle is the way’

When the pandemic hit London, director Simon Godwin's National Theatre production of “Romeo & Juliet” shut down.

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