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Bell Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

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.

At The Neilson Nutshell, Pier 2/3 | Bell Shakespeare | Theatre

COVID-safe and event information

At Bell Shakespeare's venue The Neilson Nutshell at Pier 2/3:

  • Face masks are strongly recommended while inside the venue
  • Practise physical distancing of 1.5 meters whenever possible.
  • Practise good hygiene and using hand sanitiser provided. 
  • Bell Shakespeare ask that if you feel unwell or display even mild symptoms, or have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, to please stay at home and take good care.

Pre-sale and on-sale information

General public on sale: Tuesday 13 December, 10am

Season runs from 23 June to 27 August, 2023

Friday 23 June, 7pm - Preview
Saturday 24 June, 7pm - Preview
Sunday 25 June, 6.30pm - Preview

Tuesday 27 June, 6.30pm - Preview
Wednesday 28 June, 7pm - Opening Night
Thursday 29 June, 7pm
Friday 30 June, 7pm
Saturday 1 July, 1pm & 7pm
Sunday 2 July, 4pm

Tuesday 4 July, 6.30pm
Wednesday 5 July, 1pm & 6.30pm
Thursday 6 July, 7pm
Friday 7 July, 7pm
Saturday 8 July, 1pm & 7pm

Wednesday 2 August, 6.30pm
Thursday 3 August, 7pm
Friday 4 August, 7pm
Saturday 5 August, 1pm & 7pm
Sunday 6 August, 4pm

Tuesday 8 August, 6.30pm
Wednesday 9 August, 6.30pm
Thursday 10 August, 7pm
Friday 11 August, 7pm
Saturday 12 August, 1pm & 7pm
Sunday 13 August, 4pm

Tuesday 15 August, 6.30pm
Wednesday 16 August, 6.30pm
Thursday 17 August, 7pm
Friday 18 August, 7pm
Saturday 19 August, 1pm & 7pm
Sunday 20 August, 4pm

Tuesday 22 August, 6.30pm
Wednesday 23 August, 6.30pm
Thursday 24 August, 7pm
Friday 25 August, 7pm
Saturday 26 August, 1pm & 7pm
Sunday 27 August, 4pm

Standard tickets from $45 |  $8.50 Booking Fee applies per transaction

Preview Tickets

Ticket Description & price
Preview All tickets
All reserves
$45

Season Tickets

Ticket Description & price
Standard Adults aged 19+
Premium $110
A Reserve $88
B Reserve $58
Concession Seniors or any Means Tested Australian Pensions*, Full-Time Students and MEAA members
Premium $90
A Reserve $75
B Reserve $53
Under 18 Prices are available to those born in 2005 or younger. Strictly limited to 4 tickets per transaction.
Premium $48
A Reserve $45
B Reserve $38
Under 35 Prices are available to those born in 1988 or younger. Strictly limited to 4 tickets per transaction. PLEASE NOTE: This price type is available for Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday performances ONLY.
Premium $48
A Reserve $45
B Reserve $38

*Means Tested Australian Pensions include: 
Aged Disability, Veterans’ Affairs, Health Care, Job Search, Supporting Parent

Prices correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. Exact prices will be displayed with seat selection. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times

The authorised ticket agencies for this event are Sydney Opera House and Bell Shakespeare. For more information about Authorised Agencies, see the FAQ below.

This show runs for approximately 2 hours 30 minutes, including one interval

Event duration is a guide only and may be subject to change.

Recommended for ages 14+

Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times, and children under the age of 12 are not required to wear a face mask.

“Did my heart love till now?”

Romeo, Act 1 Scene 5

Bell Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet

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

CREATIVES

Director Peter Evans
Designer Anna Tregloan
Lighting Designer Benjamin Cisterne
Composer and Sound Designer Max Lyandvert

CAST

Juliet Rose Riley
Romeo Jacob Warner
Lady Capulet Ana Maria Belo
Mercutio Blazey Best
Capulet James Evans
Nurse/Friar Robert Menzies
Benvolio Kyle Morrison

Venue information

The Neilson Nutshell

The Neilson Nutshell is Bell Shakespeare’s studio theatre at Pier 2/3 – a heritage listed finger wharf in the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct. Steeped in Sydney’s industrial history, Pier 2/3 is part of a landmark project by the NSW Government to rejuvenate Walsh Bay into a cultural and creative hub.

The Neilson Nutshell, Pier 2/3 is located at 13A Hickson Road, Dawes Point.

The entrance to The Neilson Nutshell is located midway down Pier 2/3. Follow the signage for Performance Spaces. The Neilson Nutshell is located on Level 1 and is accessible by both stairs and lift.

For more info click here.

Transport options

It is a brisk 15-20 minute walk from Circular Quay and Wynyard transport hubs. Hickson Road is serviced by the 324 and 325 bus service or the 311 to Millers Point. Pedestrian and cycle paths service Walsh Bay Arts Precinct from Barangaroo to Circular Quay. Metred parking is available on Hickson Road and paid off-street parking can be found at 26 Hickson Road (Interpark) and at the corner of Towns Place and Hickson Road (Wilsons).

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