CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned general re-opening time. Some venues are showing on-line productions or outside productions - even a few covid safe internal ones and a number of tours and shows have been rescheduled for later in 2020 and throughout 2021. A few pantomimes may be possible but we await a relaxing of the rules for theatres from the Government.
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! Set on the streets of Verona, Yorkshire, Romeo and Juliet are the youngest of two families ambodied in a bitter domestic feud that splits a street in two. While the gangs fight it out at school the parents fight over the fence adn Romeo falls for the impossible girl. Shakespeare meets the unique Hull Truck style head on! Performers Matt Fox, Hannah Green, Paul McEwan, Lorraine Bruce, Kate Anthony, James Hirst, Guiliano Neri, Lucas Hare. AuthorShakespeare.Adapted byJacquie Hanham.DirectorKate Bramley.CompanyHull Truck Theatre Company.