Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of the classic comedy of courtship and delicious rivalry. This volume also includes more than a hundred pages of exclusive features like an original Introduction to Two Gentlemen of Verona. Incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis with vital facts about the work. Commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers. Photographs of key Royal Shakespeare Company productions. An overview of Shakespeare's theatrical career and chronology of his plays. Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions from the Royal Shakespeare Company set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.