A classic tale of“star-cross’d lovers” and forbidden love, Romeo and Juliet is the perfect complement to Shakespeare in Love which depicts how Shakespeare may have written the famous play. The two, playing in repertory, will share cast and scenery, and this added synergy will provide a new dimension to what may be the most famous love story in the world.

Play Details

July 1 – September 9, 2017

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

By William Shakespeare

J. R. Sullivan

Content Advisory
Perhaps the most famous love story in the world, Romeo and Juliet examines the consequences of feuding families, intolerance, and young love. The love story between the two teenagers includes some moderate adult language and sexual innuendo. It may not be suitable for pre-teens.

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Complete the Canon This play is part of the Complete-the-Canon Project.