Directed by Rae Mcken (Artistic Director, Custom/Practice), in collaboration with choreographer Kenrick ‘H20’ Sandy and composer Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante, from the Olivier award winning hip-hop dance company, Boy Blue.
Set amongst the princes and nobles of Verona, this dynamic new production combines the purity and beauty of Shakespeare’s original text with entrancing contemporary street dance.
Caught between the long-running and bitter feud of their families, the Montagues and the Capulets, the star-crossed lovers must fight against the odds in this much-loved and powerful tale of forbidden romance, jealousy and betrayal.
This dazzling and innovative version of the unforgettable classic is a must see for newcomers to Shakespeare and regular theatregoers alike.
‘Energetic and imaginative… and a generous sprinkling of faerie dust’ - **** Metro on A Midsummer Night’s Dream
‘Quality Shakespeare at its most accessible’ - The Stage on Twelfth Night
‘The kind of energy and enthusiasm that Shakespeare thrives upon’ - Time Out on A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Absolutely mesmerising. beautiful . unusual. cant sleep now as it really excited me !
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