'The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet', continues Shakespeare in the Square's tradition of wildly entertaining productions that elevate our understanding of the bard's work. More…
'The Tragedy of Rome and Juliet' marks Shakespeare in the Square's Off-Broadway debut. Our company of five actors is attacking the play head-on, without the crutch of 'concept' or cutting. We're committed to performing the uncut Folio text at a speed that comes as close to the "two hours' traffic of our stage" as possible.
See it if It is a play that never will fade from our stages. It is a masterpiece.
Don't see it if You are intimidated by Shakespeare. But learn to overcome your fear. It''s relevance will surprise you.
See it if You have a heart for love gained and love lost.. and young love of course
Don't see it if You want a feel good happy ending, or if you do not like Shakespearian dialog.
See it if You love Shakespeare, and yearn for the chestnuts to be made like new.
Don't see it if If you are not a fan of modern dress for the Bard, this one's not for you. Your loss, bub.
See it if If you're a lover of Shakespeare. If you love theater that makes you think.
Don't see it if You're gonna ask what's going on every 5 seconds. Shakespearean theater isn't your thing. You've seen the move.
See it if You want to see a romantic tragedy about two young people who fall in love.
Don't see it if You prefer to see a musical, or a edge-of-your-seat thrill. This isn't a play for young kids.
See it if If you've never seen it, you need to see at least one production of R&J. it is a classic tale that others are influenced by.
Don't see it if You hate this show and have already seen it. I personally am tired of the story and think R & J are dumb kids, but you are supposed to.