Trivia Crack Answer: Italy
About Romeo and Juliet takes place in Italy
William Shakespeare, an English poet, playwright and actor, was born in the 16th century. Shakespeare is renowned as the greatest writer in the English language, he is England’s national poet and called the ‘Bard of Avon, after his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon. Throughout his life, Shakespeare completed around 154 sonnets, 38 plays, two long narrative poems, as well as some other various verses. He began his acting and career as a playwright in 1585 in London, where soon after he became the part owner of a company playhouse called Lord Chamberlain’s Men, otherwise known as the King’s Men. Most of Shakespeare’s more notable works were produced between 1589 and 1613. These years include Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, and Hamlet, each work considered to be among the best works to have been produced in the English language and indeed all of literature since the beginning of time. One of his most famous tragedies is Romeo and Juliet, a play that took place in Italy. It was a play about two star-crossed lovers whose ultimate death serves to reconcile their families who have for ages been at war with each other. The characters of Romeo and Juliet are indeed archetypal young lovers still to this day.