The Acting Company
from New York, New York
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Week of November 7 – 13
Week of November 14 – 20
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Swanky society parties, moonlit nights, desolate churchyards and blood-strewn streets. Set in the contemporary chaos of a city steeped in class and racial conflict, two star-crossed souls collide and fall fast in love, only to take their own lives in a tragic twist of fate. A fresh look at Shakespeare’s cataclysmic romance, The Acting Company’s (Julius Caesar, 2017) Romeo and Juliet is a lesson in hope and healing, as the grudge between the Montagues and Capulets, like so much human strife, is no match for the fire and boundless passion of youth.
Content Note: This production contains strong language and mature themes, as well as depictions of smoking, drinking, violence and suicide.
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Romeo and Juliet
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Known for launching the careers of Patti LuPone, Kelley Curran, Jeffrey Wright and many others, The Acting Company is the “major touring classical theater in the United States” (The New York Times), staging work from Shakespeare to Stoppard for 25,000 theatergoers annually. Their ensemble of classically trained young actors brings live performance to communities with limited access to theater, and their team of teaching artists engages middle and high school students in literacy-focused arts education.
Leah C. Gardiner
Dr. Robert Shimko
Edward E. Haynes, Jr.
Sound and Music
J. David Brimmer
Adesola A. Osakalumi
Voice and Speech
See the cast of Romeo and Juliet reimagine Dumas's swashbuckling story with style and swagger.
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Come early and stay after for free activities and kid-friendly amenities.