Romeo & Juliet
by William Shakespeare
The classic tale of two "star-cross'd lovers"
This summer 2018, New York Classical Theatre will bring to life one of Shakespeare's most well known tragedies in a dynamic adaptation of Romeo & Juliet. We will transform the parks into divided Verona with six actors playing all the parts in this fast-paced tour de force.
Open Rehearsals in Central Park:
May 14-June 3, 2018
Enter at West 103rd Street & Central Park West
Tuesdays-Sundays, June 5-24
Rockefeller Park (Take a Seat Week)
Enter at Warren Street & River Terrace
June 26-July 1
Enter at Castle Clinton
Tuesdays-Sundays, July 3-15
Carl Schurz Park
Enter at East 86th Street & East End Avenue
July 17, July 18 & July 20-22
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Enter at Pier 1
July 24, July 25 & July 27-29
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In fair Verona, Italy, the long standing feud between families Montague and Capulet cause tragic results for their respective children, Romeo and Juliet. After meeting at a masked ball, Romeo and Juliet fall in love, only to discover the surname of their beloved. Revenge, love, and a secret marriage force the lovers to take drastic measures.
In the end, both families learn the perils of needless violence.