Question: How long did it take Shakespeare to write the play Romeo and Juliet?
Answer: Although we don't know any exact dates surrounding the actual writing of the play, we can say for sure that Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet after 1593 and before 1596, so at the most it would have taken him three years. Most critics believe that he wrote it sometime between 1594 and 1595.
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