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Romeo and Juliet, the star crossed lovers who meet untimely death. New Production. Sung in French with English titles. Running time approx. 3 hours 15 minutes. Two powerful families - the Montagues and the Capulets - are divided by age-old enmity. When Romeo and his Montague friends gatecrash a Capulet party, he meets Juliette and they fall deeply, dangerously in love. Amidst escalating violence they are secretly wed by the sympathetic Frere Laurent, who hopes that their union may begin to reconcile the feuding families. It does - but only after Romeo and Juliette have paid the ultimate price.Performers Leonardo Capalbo IRomeo), Bernarda Bobro (Juliette), Grant Doyle (Mercutio), Peter Wedd (Tybalt), Frances Bourne (Stephano), Geoffrey Dolton (Paris), Peter Savidge (Capulet), Nicholas Sharratt (Benvolio), Gaynor Keeble (Gertrude), Henry Waddington (Prere Laurent).
Music Gounod. Company Opera North. Conductor Peter Selwyn. Conductor Martin Andre. Director John Fulljames. Design Johan Engels. Costume Adam Wiltshire. Lighting Bruno Poet.
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