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Romeo and Juliet

  • by William Shakespeare
  • directed by Cameron Knight​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • The notorious feud between the Montagues and the Capulets ends when Romeo and Juliet, a pair of star-crossed lovers, take their own lives. Join us for this retelling of Shakespeare's classic that explores sexual identity, familiar obligation, and public unrest in the modern world.
  • Recommended for mature audiences.
  • November 04, 2016 - November 13, 2016
  • Previews : 11/2 & 11/3
  • WED - SAT at 7:30 PM
    SUN at 2 PM
  • On the Fullerton Stage
  • (773) 325-7900
  • Themes: When will we learn to put the lives of individuals above ego and money?

    The cast features
    Emily Anderson (Gregory/Apothecary/Ensemble), Hunter Bryant (Montague/Friar John), Matthew Elam (Benvolio), Kayla Forde (Juliet), Danny Gadaj (Capulet), Elsa Guenther (Mercutio),  Caroline Hendricks (Peter/Ensemble), JJ McGlone (Friar Lawrence), Samantha Newcomb (Lady Capulet), Emma Page (Romeo), Courtney Peck (Abraham), Elise Randall (Nurse), Dekyi Ronge (Prince), Isaiah Rusk (Sampson/Watchman/Ensemble), Nick Trengove (Paris), and Andrew Yeni (Tybalt). 


    The production team includes scenic design by Claire DiVito, costume design by Olivia Engobor, lighting design by James Mitchell, sound design by Connor Wang, dramaturgy by Hannah Greenspan, and stage management by Ben Gates-Utter.​​
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    Accessibility Services and Interpreted Performances:

    If you require wheelchair accessible and/or companion seating, or have any other hearing or vision needs, please let us know when you reserve your tickets so that we can make sure you visit to our theatre is an excellent one. Discounted tickets are available for patrons with disabilities, and their guests. Assisted listening devices are available to patrons upon request. ​

    Performances Interpreted in American Sign Language & Assisted Listening Devices:

    Audio Description Services:

    The performance of Romeo and Juliet on 11/13 at 2 PM will include a live audio-description of the visual and physical events on-stage for patrons who are blind or have low vision. We also invite you to join us that day for a pre-performance program with a touch tour, which begins at 12:30 PM in the Fullerton Stage lobby. The touch tour program will include information about the characters and design choices that add to the world of the play. Patrons who are participating in the audio-described event may also request the playbill in Braille, large print, and audio formats. Please indicate interest in the Touch Tour when you order your tickets. Call our Box Office at (773) 325-7900.​​

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