Thursday Aug 24

Romeo and Juliet

 

It’s a balmy Summer night in Verona. Two teenagers are transfixed by one another across a dance floor. They flirtatiously share a love poem.

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by William Shakespeare

It’s a balmy Summer night in Verona. Two teenagers are transfixed by one another across a dance floor. They flirtatiously share a love poem.

In a world of high passion where violence erupts on the street and the bonds of family allegiance must be broken in order to pursue forbidden love, two young lovers rail against an older generation and the prejudice of their society. Their love turns to tragedy as their fate plays out. Was it written in the stars all along?

Romeo and Juliet is an ideal introduction for teenagers to the plays of William Shakespeare. This tragic story is told with humour and pathos and delights as much as it saddens. CWTC’s Romeo and Juliet is an abridged version where three actors perform key scenes and play multiple roles.

All performances are followed by a Q&A with the actors. The post-show analysis session will help students focus on the major characters and explore the themes of love, hate, prejudice, the part played by circumstance and fortune and the generational conflict between teenagers and their parents.

Show duration: 65 minutes plus Q & A


Tour dates in-schools:
Term 2: Tuesday 18 April - Friday 30 June, 2017
Term 3: Monday 17 July - Friday 20 September, 2017
Term 4: Monday 9 October - Friday 20 October, 2017

At the Abbotsford Convent:
Four performances of Romeo and Juliet for smaller school groups will be held at the Abbotsford Convent: 
Term 2: Wednesday 14th June, 10.00am & 1.00pm
Places limited

Requirements:
Minimum performance space required:     6m x 6m
Set up time:                 60 mins 
Bump out time:           20 mins
Other:                           Access to power

Cost:
Groups over 120 student: $9.50 per student

Groups under 120 students: $1140.00 minimum performance fee
All prices include gst
Cancellation fee applies


 

Contact

Complete Works Theatre Co

C1.10, Convent Building
The Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street 
Abbotsford, VIC 3067

PO Box 170
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9417 6166
Fax: +61 3 9417 1836
Email: info@completeworks.com.au

2017 Bookings