All's Well That Ends Well

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All's Well That Ends Well
First Folio, Shakespeare - 0248.jpg
The first page of All's Well That Ends Well, from the First Folio
Written by William Shakespeare
Characters Helena
Bertram
Parolles
Date of premiere 1602-1603
Place of premiere London, England
Original language English
Genre Comedy
Setting France
Italy

All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare. It is a comedy. It was based on a story in Boccaccio's Decameron. The date All's Well was written is uncertain, but it was probably written between 1600 and 1603. It was probably first performed about 1602-1603, and probably first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The play is about Helena's love for the unresponsive Bertram.

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