CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
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! In 1938, Mussolini passed the Race Laws forbidding Italians to marry Jews... The young Romeo lives in fear under the impending shadow of Italyâ Fascist rule. Count Capulet, militant member of Mussoliniâs secret police - the 'Blackshirts' finds his world under threat when his daughter, Juliet, is determined to defy the Race Laws. Ruby In The Dust add a new twist to the classic tale of the 'star-crossâd' lovers. Dangerous yet atmospheric, provocative and sexy, it is stripped down to the real essence of the tragic tale. Performers Martin Dickinson, Daniel Finn (Romeo), Chris Gee, David Laughton, Christos Lawton, Dan Moore, Imogen Vinden-North, Olivia Vinall (Juliet). AuthorShakespeare.CompanyRuby in the Dust.DirectorLinnie Reedman.MusicJoe Evans.DesignChristopher James Hone.ChoreographerLuisa Hinchliff.Musical DirectorKate Marlais.LightingSeth Rook Williams.DirectorJessica Hrabowsky (flight).