Romeo and Juliet (EPIC Players)
Romeo and Juliet (EPIC Players)
74

Romeo and Juliet (EPIC Players) NYC Reviews and Tickets

74%
(26 Ratings)
Positive
73%
Mixed
23%
Negative
4%
Members say
Ambitious, Refreshing, Clever, Entertaining, Delightful

About the Show

A Gen Z twist on the classic romance exploring technology's impact on love and connection.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (26)

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122 Reviews | 13 Followers
83
Ambitious, Delightful, Great staging

See it if You love the Bard, and are open to an inclusive, neurodiverse, and clever adaptation with 21st-century technology.

Don't see it if You're a Shakespeare purist.

133 Reviews | 22 Followers
80
Energetic, Engaging, Ambitious, Refreshing, Delightful

See it if You enjoy a passionate cast, whose enthusiasm and good humour are utterly infectious. Enjoy a tongue-in-cheek take on a well-known tragedy.

Don't see it if If you're a Shakespeare purist, some of the modern twists introduced (i.e. selfie sticks replace swords) may leave you cold.

93 Reviews | 26 Followers
79
Refreshing, Clever, Entertaining, Neuro-diverse, Inclusive

See it if you enjoy a new company performing shakespeare’s romeo & juliet through the lens of social media. EPIC players did a great job!

Don't see it if you are expecting a traditional production of shakespeare.

262 Reviews | 116 Followers
79
Fun, Relevant, Profound, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if To push yourself out of the box about the expectations of a show. EPIC Players’ company is inclusive of performers of various abilities.

Don't see it if If you have little patience for actors who are learning, would miss scenes from a cut version. If you’re too much of a traditionalist. Read more

541 Reviews | 343 Followers
79
Inspiring, Original, Ambitious, Inclusive, Refreshing

See it if you'd like to support the admirable, talented EPIC Players in their take on R&J using a neuro-diverse cast & modern technology to tell story

Don't see it if you prefer conventional approach, elaborate staging, perfect diction. Read more

370 Reviews | 80 Followers
78
Relevant, Fluffy, Funny, Clever, Ambitious

See it if to support EPIC's mission by watching a play performed by a cast which includes non-neurotypical performers in a fairly campy version of RJ

Don't see it if U prefer your Shakespeare pure, dislike campy Shakespeare, u're only interested in professionally performed theatre at the highest level Read more

71 Reviews | 18 Followers
77
Epic, Great staging, Intelligent, Clever, Ambitious

See it if EPIC casts neurodivergent actors. These young people did a lovely job. The use of cell phones was very clever. Staging was simple & effectiv

Don't see it if It's not traditional by any means. Some actors were difficult to understand.

175 Reviews | 24 Followers
75
Refreshing, Dedicated actors, Amateurish, Noble cause, Entertaining

See it if want to see a youthful take on Romeo & Juliet by new & refreshing / promising cast. Also to support the noble causes of the organization.

Don't see it if only interested in polished and big budget production. This is in a small yet decent, cozy venue that adds intimacy to the experience..