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Romeo and Juliet

23 June – 27 August 2023

This event takes place off site at Neilson Nutshell, Pier 2/3

Bell Shakespeare

Theatre

This passionate portrayal of Romeo and Juliet will bring you closer than ever before to the intensity and the heartbreak of Shakespeare’s most evocative tragedy.

Please note this event is not held at Sydney Opera House.

Did my heart love till now?

Romeo, Act 1 Scene 5

The greatest love story ever told

Peter Evans directs an exquisitely intimate new production of the greatest love story ever told, Romeo and Juliet, starring Jacob Warner (Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Rose Riley (Hamlet, Richard 3).

After a chance meeting, an intense but forbidden love is ignited between two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet. And despite the unending, violent feud between their families, they will risk everything to be together.

This passionate portrayal of Romeo and Juliet will bring you closer than ever before to the intensity and the heartbreak of Shakespeare’s most evocative tragedy.

Presented by Bell Shakespeare

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CAST

Romeo Jacob Warner
Juliet Rose Riley
Nurse Lucy Bell
Mercutio/Prince Blazey Best
Capulet James Evans
Paris Alex King
Friar Laurence Robert Menzies
Benvolio Kyle Morrison
Lady Capulet Monica Sayers
Tybalt/Friar John Leinad Walker

CREATIVES

Director Peter Evans
Set and Costume Designer Anna Tregloan
Lighting Designer Benjamin Cisterne
Composer and Sound Designer Max Lyandvert
Movement and Fight Director Nigel Poulton
Dramaturg James Evans
Text Consultant Ben Crystal

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