“For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”
Brought to you by the company that has captivated thousands each year with its successful productions of The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, A Midsummer Nights Dream and Much Ado About Nothing.
Spread your picnic blanket under the stars and relish the greatest tragic love story ever told –Romeo & Juliet.
Romeo & Juliet is a tale of sweet forbidden love, a bitter family feud and a timeless romance eternally sealed with a kiss. Revel in the chance to witness this classic romance brought from page to stage by an amazing cast at Shakespeare in the Park.
Directed by internationally renowned director, Daniel Slater, Shakespeare in the Park promises to be the outdoor cultural event of the year.
The son of Montague, Romeo, attends a masquerade and feast held by his enemy, Capulet. There, he sees Juliet, the daughter of Capulet from a distance and instantly falls in love with her. Secretly meeting after the feast, Romeo and Juliet eventually exchange vows of love, get married and consummate their marriage and their love.
Banished after a rivalry killing, Romeo is forced to leave while Juliet is cornered into agreeing to a marriage. To escape, she makes a daring decision that turns into the biggest mistake as tragic falls upon the star-crossed lovers.
A tale of love, deception loyalty and eventually death, Romeo & Juliet is one of Shakespeare’s greatest love tragedy.
Date: Apr 27, Thursday (premiere date)
Venue: Fort Canning Park