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Romeo and Juliet

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Saturday 22 April – Sunday 9 July 2017

Globe Theatre

Tickets Running Time
Yard (standing) £5 | Gallery (seated) £20 – £45. Under 18s – £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre To be confirmed

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Creatives


Writer
William Shakespeare 

Director
Daniel Kramer 

Designer
Soutra Gilmour 

Composer
Ben de Vries

Choreographer
Tim Claydon

Lighting Designer
Charles Balfour

Sound Designer
Paul Groothuis

Fight Director
Kate Waters 

‘My only love sprung from my only hate!
Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
Prodigious birth of love it is to me,
That I must love a loathed enemy.’

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Public Booking opens Monday 30 January 2017, 10.00am.

Synopsis


In Verona, violence rules. Two families bear an ancient grudge, and rage flares between them. In a world where greed, wealth and bitter feuds prevail, two disenchanted children dare to choose love.

Two households. Two children. One love. One fate.

Background


Daniel Kramer, Artistic Director of English National Opera, brings Shakespeare’s timeless ritual of love and death to the Globe stage in a vibrant, volatile production. His wild and energetic take on Romeo and Juliet explodes in a modern twist on Shakespeare’s classic story. Witness the grotesque glamourisation of violence, the silence of death.

 

Pre & post-show talks

Introductory Lectures →

Inspiring introductory talks about Romeo and Juliet given by leading Shakespeare scholars and supported by Globe actors.

Tuesday 9 May 2017
Tuesday 6 June 2017
Tuesday 20 June 2017

Time: 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Venue: Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe
Tickets: £8 (£6 Members/Student)

Theatre Company Q&As →

Theatre company members share their experience of Romeo and Juliet, the Globe and answer your questions in these post-show Q&A sessions.

Wednesday 10 May 2017
Wednesday 21 June 2017

Time: 15 mins after matinee performance
Venue: Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe
Tickets: £5 (£4 Members/Student)

Exclusive events for our Members

Meet the Cast →

Romeo and Juliet cast members share their experience of working at the Globe and backstage secrets in these Q&A sessions.

Friday 2 June 2017

Time: 15 mins after the matinee performance
Venue: Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe
Tickets: £3, including a glass of wine/soft drink

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