Do you believe in love at first sight? Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet dream of happy-ever-after in the face of bitter divisions and bloody consequences. This desperate pair are ready to risk everything for true love: “These violent delights have violent ends.”
Who can forget their first love? The way your heart felt like it might explode at any moment. Or that knot in your stomach, when you yearned to see them again? Romeo & Juliet captures the passion, energy and heartbreak of young love like no play since. Have any lovers sparked such joy and such sorrow?
Packed with live music, uproarious comedy and heartbreak, this vital and energised theatre production from The Duke’s Theatre Company promises to pack a punch, whilst delivering the classical text with modern clarity and relevance. This is a story as current and relatable today as it was when it was first performed over 400 years ago. Be prepared to fall in love all over again!
Fairlight Hall Gardens Thursday 29 and Friday 30 July at 7pm
TICKETS: Adult: £17.50 | Child (Under 16): £15.00 | Over 65: £15.00 | Family (2 Adults, 2 Children): £60.00
About the event
Doors open one hour before the performance.
Feel free to arrive early and take advantage of the venue’s grounds and surroundings.
Blankets, cushions, low-backed outdoor chairs, etc, are encouraged. We welcome the popping of champagne and devouring of picnics before and after the performance and during the interval.
The performance runs at two hours, (including a twenty minute interval).
For your own comfort it’s a good idea to bring warm clothing and waterproofs. Umbrellas might block the view for others so ponchos/raincoats are a better option.
Image Credits: Duke's Theatre Company .