From historic feud to ill-fated union, Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet speaks of chance, destiny and fortune, and after some of the most fractious years in recent history, this universal tale finds new significance in 2021.
Director Ola Ince (Appropriate, Donmar Warehouse) makes her Globe debut directing Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy with Alfred Enoch (Red, West End, How To Get Away With Murder) and Rebekah Murrell (Scenes with girls, Royal Court) as the ‘star-crossed lovers’.
My only love sprung from my only hate,
Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
Prodigious birth of love is it to me
That I must love a loathed enemy.
– Act I, scene 5
Romeo & Juliets will run from 26 June 2021 until 17 October 2021 at Shakespeare’s Globe, London.
What’s the Story?
Romeo and Juliet fall in love. Romeo and Juliet die. It’s not a spoiler. It’s written in the stars. Final. Finite. But what if it isn’t?
As the Verona lights twinkle outdoors, experience Shakespeare’s story of forbidden love and the devastating tragedy that unfolds when tenderness and naivety is met with violence and pride.
Who’s in it? Romeo & Juliet Cast
The cast is led by Alfred Enoch (How To Get Away With Murder) as Romeo, Rebekah Murrell (Scenes with girls, Royal Court) as Juliet, Adam Gillen (Benidorm) as Mercutio, Clara Indrani as Montagu, Beth Cordingly as Lady Capulet, Will Edgerton as Tybalt, Dwane Walcott as Paris, Zoe West as Benvolio and Sargon Yelda as Friar.
Directed by Ola Ince with assistant direction by Rachel Lemon, movement by Aline David, design by Jacob Hughers and music by Max Perry.
Reviews for Romeo & Juliets at Shakespeare’s Globe coming soon.
Running time approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes with no interval
When attending a performance at one of the Globe's theatres, you will be asked to arrive and queue at either the main foyer on New Globe Walk or the Groundling Gates on Bankside (opposite the river) at a specified time slot.
Instructions for where you should go and your time slot will be on your e-tickets and sent to you in a pre-visit email. On arrival you will be asked to do a temperature check before entering the building.
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The Globe has hand sanitiser stations located across the site. There will also be enhanced cleaning, including toilets
Cloakroom facilities have been suspended and bag size restrictions (maximum size 40cm x 35cm x 19cm) are in place.
Theatre InformationShakespeare's Globe
Address: 21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT
Nearest Underground: London Bridge (Jubilee line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 45, 63, 100, 15, 17, 11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76, 381 , RV1, 344
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