Romeo and Juliet

ensemble theatre · desperate kingdom theatre company · Ages 12+ · United States of America

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JOSHUA VERGES certified reviewer June 03, 2018
A crucial production among 2018’s Hollywood Fringe Festival. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 04, 2018
tagged as: fresh · exciting · unique · Raw
A fantastic cast gives a nuanced and moving performance of this classic play. With subtle idiosyncrasies that make this version its own unique beast while staying true to the source material, Venable and cast put on a production that feels fresh but never too arrogant to think complete reinvention is required to perform compelling Shakespeare. ... full review
BILL BROCHTRUP certified reviewer June 09, 2018
Fresh and bold with a great ensemble cast, fast pace, smart direction, it's Shakespeare the way you want to see it.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 09, 2018
The minimalistic concept for this show work beautifully. The idea of stripping the stage and the contemporary approach, are incredibly exciting, and it feels like a full fledged theatrical experience, way beyond the 90 minute frame. I fully emerged into R and J's world, no props, no period costumes needed. ... full review
DENISE KAUTTER certified reviewer June 14, 2018
Incredible show! Amazing actors!... full review
AUSTIN WILKIN certified reviewer June 13, 2018
tagged as: Raw · true · Beautiful · Tragic · engrossing · excellent · enjoyable
Although I'd seen other performances of the play and seen all the movies, I felt as though I was seeing Romeo and Juliet for the first time. Excellent execution of a raw and stripped down telling of a complex tragedy. ... full review
RUSSELL EATON certified reviewer June 21, 2018
Enthusiastically attacked by a cast that is clearly relishing the more melodramatic and comedic sides of this tale, this version is a welcome interpretation. Their energy makes the classic story feel fresh even if you know exactly what the plot holds. ... full review