Romeo & Juliet
Wed 20 to Fri 22 September | King's Theatre
Wed 7.30pm, Thu 2.30pm, Fri 7.30pm
Duration: 2 hours (includes 20 min. interval)
General from: £17.50*
Friends tickets from: 20% off
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We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to the Festival and King's Theatres.
People call it ‘Sweaty Shakespeare’.
A genderblind company of five actors ‘explode with energy’ all around you. Audiences share ‘delighted laughter’ alongside ‘pin-drop silences’. We give you text that is ‘delightfully easy to understand’, ‘vibrant and alive’. Characters that are ‘poignant’, ‘moving’, and ‘shockingly funny’. Shows that are ‘bare and in your face’, full of ‘resourcefulness and invention’.
Merely Theatre produce Shakespeare that is as ‘relevant’ and ‘understandable as it was when it was first written’, making the theatre ‘resonate with life’.
*all quotes from reviews and audience members.
ROMEO AND JULIET
Fighting for love in a world defined by hate. Hot-blooded, feuding families become trapped in a spiral of passionate and violent outbursts, until they are forced to confront the many faces of love and loss. Merely Theatre present Shakespeare’s most tragic romance in a production that resonates with extremes of emotion.
“Wreaking havoc and inducing raucous laughter” Edinburgh Guide ****
“This is cracking theatre, and a triumph of resourcefulness and invention” Eastbourne Herald
“How can it be so clear? this can’t be right? is this really Shakespeare?” Theatre South
“I laughed from start to finish and came away with a whole new appreciation for the work of Shakespeare” North West End ****
“The production was poignant and moving, yet shockingly funny at all the right moments” Everything Theatre *****
* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.
Friends 20% off
Groups (8+) £4 off (Stalls & Dress)
Concessions £3 off
Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to book.
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