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Stratford Festival: Romeo & Juliet
Falling headlong in love, two teenagers defy the long-simmering hatred between their families.
But daring to love one’s enemy comes with a terrible cost, as the needless sacrifice of young lives brings this heartbreaking story to its tragic end.
Two families of Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets, have long been embroiled in a bitter feud – but despite their parents’ enmity, Romeo (a Montague) and Juliet (a Capulet) fall in love at first sight.
The sympathetic Friar Laurence marries them in secret – then, when Romeo is banished for his part in a fatal street brawl, conceives a daring scheme to reunite them. But for these two “star-crossed lovers,” love and death seem fated to entwine in a tragic embrace.
Screened in HD from Stratford Festival, Ontario, Canada.
By William Shakespeare
Producer Susan Edwards
Director of Photography Joe Interisano
Edited by George Roulston
Directed for the stage by Scott Wentworth
Produced and Directed for film by Barry Avrich
549 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur, CA 94939
Public parking available next door to the theater. Two hour street parking available on Magnolia.
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