Romeo & Juliet at Shakespeare’s Globe is a new and vital take on the classic Verona tale, contextualising the characters’ motives – this is not about romance, it’s about escape.
National Theatre and Sky Arts’ hybrid theatre and film production of Romeo & Juliet has been a fascinating experiment resulting in a smart, interesting and entirely collaborative piece of art.
Shakespeare’s Globe is preparing to reopen its outdoor theatre for socially distanced performances on 19 May 2021, provided the conditions are met for Step 3 of the Government’s roadmap. The summer season 2021 opens with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, followed by Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night. The Globe Touring Ensemble will perform As You Like It, The Tempest and A …
This Romeo and Juliet is an inclusive and diverse production which should please those who wish to see something taking technological risks with a classic piece.
Actress Emily Redpath chatted to us about starring in the new filmed production of Romeo & Juliet.
A first-look image has today been released for the National Theatre’s Romeo & Juliet, a feature film for broadcast on Sky Arts and PBS this April.
Derek Jacobi has joined the cast of the new filmed theatre production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet starring Sam Tutty and Emily Redpath in the title roles.
The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced that the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company will receive £19.7 million and £19.4 million loans respectively from the Culture Recovery Fund.
A new filmed theatre production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet starring Sam Tutty and Emily Redpath in the title roles, with direction by Nick Evans, has been announced.
The National Theatre has announced it is creating a new filmed version of Romeo & Juliet for television, temporarily transforming the vast stage spaces of its Lyttelton theatre into a film studio to capture Shakespeare’s timeless play for a new generation of audiences. The National Theatre has broadcast stage productions to cinemas for over a decade through its National Theatre …
The Open Air Theatre will not stage any productions this summer for the first time in nearly 60 years.
The Open Air Theatre’s production of Romeo and Juliet – which was to have started rehearsals in May – has been postponed to the corresponding dates in 2021.
Shakespeare’s Globe’s summer season 2020 will include Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night and Antony & Cleopatra.
The National Theatre has announced its programme of productions between December 2019 and June 2020, including Simon Godwin directing Romeo & Juliet with Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley.
Deep under the trees, beyond Jimmy’s meerkat and camel enclosures lies a 1960’s beach: shelter, deckchairs and lounging teens, Mods and Rockers, Montague and Capulet.
A beautiful reinterpretation of the Shakespearean classic, Matthew Bourne’s Romeo & Juliet at The Lowry modernises the tale of doomed love for a new audience.
As part of a new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out seven of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (20-27 May 2019). Amidst her choices is the return of The Lehman Trilogy, impressing Jonathan Baz with its ‘sheer technical theatrical genius”, while Aleks Sierz asks whether wearing headphones during a performance of Anna at the National Theatre is all a gimmick or vital to the impact of the play.
Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet is a wakeup call to the conscious and unconscious abuse of children and adolescents – psychological, sexual, physical – that plagues our society.
This Royal Ballet season beautifully revives Kenneth MacMillan’s dramatic monument in a smooth and moving way, with a number of company debuts making Romeo & Juliet feel fresh even after all these years.
The open air season will soon be upon us. “If winter comes, can spring be far behind? as Shelley puts it. And no one does open air theatre with more hopeful enthusiasm than the lovably daft British.
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