Discover: Classic theatre can teach me things about my own life * Shakespeare taps into human feelings that are still the same today as hundreds of years ago
In the midst of a historical bitter feud, passionate young love emerges. Defying their parents, Romeo and Juliet marry and plot to run away together, only to be thwarted at every turn. This classic play is a swashbuckling drama and the greatest love story ever told.
Seattle Shakespeare Company’s 90-minute touring productions use small-cast ensembles. Performers play multiple parts with quick changes and distinctive character choices that make for a showcase of great acting.
Expect: The beauty of Shakespeare’s language in fresh, accessible productions. Inspiration from the world’s greatest love story on stage.
Core Audience: Middle School, High School, Mature Elementary School
Curriculum Connections: Theatre, Communication, Language Arts (Literature-Based, Reading and Literacy)