About the Show/Event
Information for Romeo and Juliet at Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne (Play). The story of frustrated young (illegally young in modern terms) love and death and the vendetta between two families in a tight-knit Italian community. One of Shakespeare's most popular and enduring dramas it has also been re-done as film, ballet, musical (most notably "West Side Story") and ice spectacular!
Performers Afolabi Alli (Paris), Donna Banya (Gregory), Stevie Basaula (Sampson), Ishia Bennison (Nurse), Katy Brittain (Friar John/Apothecary), Raif Clarke (Peter), Beth Cordingly (Escalus), Paul Dodds (Montague), Josh Finan (Benvolio), Karen Fishwick (Juliet), Andrew French (Friar Laurence), Bally Gill (Romeo), Mariam Haque (Lady Capulet), Michael Hodgson (Capulet), Charlotte Josephine (Mercutio), John Macaulay (Cousin Capulet), Tom Padley (Balthasar), Sakuntala Ramanee (Lady Montague), Raphael Sowole (Tybalt), Nima Taleghani (Abraham).
Author Shakespeare. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Erica Whyman. Design Tom Piper. Lighting Charles Balfour. Music Sophie Cotton. Sound Jeremy Dunn. Director Ayse Tashkiran (movement director). Director Kate Waters (fight director).