Romeo & Juliet by Hiraeth - Upstairs at Gatehouse
Hiraeth Artistic Productions presents Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare, at the Upstairs at the Gatehouse, a fringe venue in Highgate, north London, from 6 Feb to 2 March 2013.
Directed by Zoe Ford, cast includes Rosalind Blessed, Benjamin Ireland, Maya Thomas.
Quadrophenia meets Shakespeare. Set in the fraught days following the violent confrontation between Mods and Rocker crowds on the shores of Brighton in 1964, tensions between the children of two powerful families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are running high. In the midst of the conflict, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet's eyes meet for the first time; it is a glance that will not only radically change the course of their lives, but alter the face of Brighton forever.