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Romeo and Juliet (Smith Street Stage)

From 9 member  reviews
Members say: Romantic, Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Delightful

About the show

Smith Street Stage bring a modern spin to Shakespeare's classic tale of love and loss in their free, outdoor staging in Carroll Park. More…

In Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet," a long-standing feud between two wealthy families causes both chaos in the city of Verona and tragic results for two young lovers, Romeo and Juliet. Love, vengeance, and an elopement force the star-crossed lovers to grow up quickly - and fate causes them to commit suicide in despair.

Already closed | Carroll Park (Brooklyn)

Member Reviews (9)


Romantic, Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Delightful
Avg Score

Shouted verse, Fire engines not credited in program, Game young cast, Well edited, Outdoor theater

See it if want 2 support SmithStStage commitment 2 outdoor free Shakespeare, witness some stars of tomorrow, hear the Bard spoken, enjoy summer nt out

Don't see it if helicopters, fire engines, barking dogs, screaming children, revving motorcycles spoil your experience, need stellar performances from all

Classic, Standard, Funny, Romantic

See it if You enjoy classic Shakespeare, very lovely and simplistic, sweet, and for those with an open heart

Don't see it if Looking for something that bends the genre, looking for something more modern and edgy, this is not Shakespeare with a take

Thought-provoking, Romantic, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You love well thought, well acted Shakespeare performed with deep consideration and personal connection to an old play.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy Carroll Park in June.

Refreshing, Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy good outdoor theater with a diverse and engaging cast. Mercutio, Juliet, and Friar Laurence in particular stood out.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy good Shakespeare.

Must see, Profound, Funny, Great acting, Romantic

See it if These thespians brought Shakespeare to life in a public park, and it was truly magical. Great acting all around. Even the kids were riveted.

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you aren’t in the mood to be joyfully entertained in a beautiful park setting, for free.

Delightful, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging, Romantic

See it if you’re looking for affordable, family-friendly theatre that is entertaining and moving. I love the work this company produces.

Don't see it if you don’t enjoy a thoughtful celebration of life and love.

Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Absorbing, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy a play that's a perfect mixture of comedy, tragedy, romance, and action. The acting is pretty stellar, to boot.

Don't see it if You don't like theatre. Actually, go see it anyway. They may change your mind.

Romantic, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever

See it if A little music, a little dance, a lot of drama and great cast. And of course, a classic play.

Don't see it if Shakespeare is not your thing.

Clever, Quirky, Romantic, Delightful

See it if you enjoy a fresh take on an old classic. The script is judiciously cut to its essence, and the production is funny, suspenseful, and moving

Don't see it if you can't handle the distractions inherent to an NYC park. Noisy children, helicopters, and ice cream trucks compete with the actors.

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