“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet;”
Act II, Scene II
Set in mid-summer Italy when passions are strong, Romeo and Juliet follows the tragic romance of two headstrong young lovers whose families disapprove of their relationship. They secretly marry but a fatal fight seals Romeo’s banishment and ultimately leads to his own and Juliet’s death. This contemporary production by C21 Theatre company once again through edited text and energetic acting, promises to bring Shakespeare to life for audiences.
Suitable for 11+