Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
Aftershow Q&A Monday 11 February
Montagues and Capulets, life and death, love and hate – Romeo & Juliet is a play of opposites: a city torn apart by warring factions. Two young lovers risk everything to cross the battlelines drawn by their elders and the ancient feud spills onto the streets.
Shakespeare’s famous story of star-crossed lovers is vividly reimagined in a contemporary world riven by opposing passions.
Edward Kemp is a writer, dramaturg, theatre director and Director of RADA since 2008. At RADA he has recently directed Andromache, A Little Night Music and Stuff Happens. His work as a director encompasses the National Theatre, Chichester, Royal Court, BAC, Scarborough, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Traverse Edinburgh and BBC Radio. He has also written and adapted plays, musicals, opera libretti and ballet scenarios for numerous theatres in the UK and internationally.
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