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Romeo and Juliet – On Tour. 12th February to 7th March 2015


Directed by Gordon Barr
Designed by Carys Hobbs

“These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which as they kiss consume”

An ancient feud between the Capulets and Montagues rips apart the city of Verona. A young generation, caught up in its violence and hatred, perpetuates a situation over which they have no control. When Romeo and Juliet, children of the two mortal enemies, meet and fall passionately in love, they set in motion a chain of events that will destroy not only themselves but many of their friends.

First seen at Bard in the Botanics 2012 and acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, this 5-star production retells Shakespeare’s enduring story through the eyes of a younger generation betrayed by their elders and struggling to make sense of their emotions in a world they haven’t created.

What the Press said:

The Herald  – ***** “has a violently youthful relevance for a new generation of 16 year-olds. See it outside or inside, but just see it”

The Scotsman  –  **** “full of wit and understanding….in Glasgow, of all cities, this is a tale that never seems out of date”

Stv.com   –  “An excellent take on the Bard’s tale…filled with all the flaming passions of youth”

What the Audiences said:

“Professional, sexy, beautifully delivered by all concerned – Romeo and Juliet is a MUST”

“Another unbelievable performance, loved every minute”

“one of the best performances of the play I have seen…The cast were amazing”

 

 

TOUR DATES:

Eastwood Park Theatre

Thurs 12th February @ 1.15pm & 7:30pm

Box Office – 0141 557 4956
Online Booking – www.eastwoodparktheatre.co.uk


Horsecross

Fri 13th February @ 7.30pm

Box Office – 01738 621031
Online booking – www.horsecross.co.uk


Cumbernauld Theatre

Sat 14th February @ 7.45pm

Box Office – 01236 732 887
Online booking – www.cumbernauldtheatre.co.uk


Druimfin, Tobermory

Tue 17th February @ 8.00pm

Box Office – 01688 302211
Online booking – www.comar.co.uk


Macrobert Arts Centre

Wed 18th February @ 7.30pm

Box Office – 01786 466666
Online booking – www.macrobert.org


East Kilbride Arts Centre

Thurs 19th February @ 7.30pm

Box Office – 01355 261 000
Online booking – www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk


Tron Theatre

Fri 20th February @ 8.00pm
Sat 21st February @ 2.45pm & 8pm

Box Office – 0141 552 4267
Online booking – www.tron.co.uk


Mill Theatre

Tues 24th February @ 7.30pm

Box Office – 01847 892364


Ryan Centre

Wed 25th February @ 7.30pm

Box Office – 01776 703535


Brunton Theatre

Thurs 26th February @ 7.30pm

Box Office – 0131 665 2240
Online booking – www.thebrunton.co.uk


Motherwell Theatre

Fri 27th February @ 7.30pm

Box Office – 01698 403120
Online booking – www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk


Lemon Tree

Sat 28th February @ 7.00pm

Box Office – 01224 641122
Online booking – www.boxofficeaberdeen.com


Byre Theatre

Mon 2nd March @ 7.30pm
Tue 3rd March @ 10.30am & 7.30pm

Box Office – 01334 475000
Online booking – www.byretheatre.com


Catstrand

Sat 7th March

Box Office – 01644 420 374


 

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