The Ritz Theatre Co. Brings Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET To the Main Stage
The Ritz Theatre Co. is bringing the timeless Shakespeare classic Romeo and Juliet to their Main Stage! The show is directed by Bruce A. Curless. Previews March 8, Opens March 9, Runs through March 25.
The spring show is a timeless masterpiece of love and conflict! Romantic and exciting, this classic piece of theatre remains a favorite in hearts and classrooms all over the world. The star-crossed lovers, who set the standard for every romantic moment on stage, will come to life in the spring of 2018!
"We are taking several extra steps to assure that this production is accessible to our audience in every way," explains Ritz Artistic Director Bruce Curless. "Some theatre audiences have found Shakespeare's work a little difficult to follow, but his language is romantic and poetic, so we are working extra hard to present this action-packed love story with richly stunning visuals and sound. Our costumes are colorful, we are bringing in a sound designer, text coach, and fight choreographers, just for this show!"
During the Romeo and Juliet run, artist Abia Johnson will be exhibiting his scratch portraits in The Ritz Gallery, adjacent to our lobby. Shown in the example is actor Dominic Ciarrocchi, as Abram of the House of Montague, who he will be portraying in Romeo and Juliet.