Romeo and Juliet

Opened: August 18, 1999
Closing: unknown

Romeo and Juliet - 1999 - St. Paul, MN (Regional) History , Info & More

Based on the play by WIlliam Shakespeare

The greatest love story ever told, Shakespeare’s powerfully poetic and tragic tale of love and loss will steal your heart and leave you breathless. Transcending the hate of warring factions, in defiance of their parents and in secrecy from their closest friends, two young, star-crossed lovers risk all they have to be together. However, the same passion that stirs the lovers’ hearts also fuels the wrath of their feuding families and exacts heart-rending results.

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Casting Announced For Final Three Weeks Of American Ballet Theatre's 2023 Summer Season At Metropolitan Opera House by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2023

Casting for the final three weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2023 Summer season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Susan Jaffe. 

Video: Meet MOULIN ROUGE!'s New Star, Casey Cott by Nicole Rosky - Jun 26, 2023

Casey Cott, who is best known for his role of Kevin Keller in the television series Riverdale, is Moulin Rouge!'s next Christian. Check out some video highlights of his past performances onstage.

Magos Herrera Featuring The Knights to Perform as Part of Bryant Park Picnic Performances in July by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2023

Bryant Park Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America season of free, live performances will continue on Friday, July 21 with Mexican jazz vocalist Magos Herrera and her phenomenal sextet, featuring members from the acclaimed chamber orchestra The Knights.

Dawn Atkins Appointed Principal Dancer With Miami City Ballet by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2023

29-year-old Dawn Atkins has been promoted from Principal Soloist to Principal Dancer with Miami City Ballet.

RIVERDALE's Casey Cott Will Play Christian in MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Broadway by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2023

Casey Cott, who is best known for his role of Kevin Keller in the television series Riverdale, will stage the stage in Moulin Rouge! on Broadway!

New Light New Voices Awarded to Ahsan Ali and Lisa Jill Anderson's FRIENDS WITH AMENITIES by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 24, 2023

New Light Theater Project has awarded its literary prize, New Light New Voices, to Ahsan Ali and Lisa Jill Anderson's FRIENDS WITH AMENITIES. The script shines with biting wit and vulnerable connectedness.

FRIGID New York to Present THE 3RD ANNUAL LITTLE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL in August by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 24, 2023

FRIGID New York will present their 3rd annual Little Shakespeare Festival at UNDER St. Marks (94 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009), August 3-20. Tickets ($25 in-person; $20 streaming) are available for advance purchase at Most performances will also be available to live stream from home.

Lake Tahoe Dance Collective to Present Eleventh Annual Lake Tahoe Dance Festival This Summer by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2023

Lake Tahoe Dance Collective will present the eleventh annual Lake Tahoe Dance Festival, which will take place this summer from July 26-29, 2023 at venues in Tahoe City and Truckee, CA.

WAM Theatre Announces Cast For Summer FRESH TAKES Play Readings by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2023

Producing Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven and the WAM Theatre team has announced an exciting ensemble of actors who are performing in the upcoming 2023 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series. The roster features a diverse array of talented performers. For all but one, Fresh Takes 2023 marks their WAM debut. 

Kate Burton & More to Star in DIAL M FOR MURDER at Westport Country Playhouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2023

Westport Country Playhouse will stage a new adaption of the classic suspense thriller of blackmail and revenge, “Dial M for Murder,” July 11 through July 29.

HAMLET SPEAK and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Come to the Chain Theatre in July by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2023

Renaissance Now Theatre & Film, led by Kathy Curtiss, specializes in freely adapting Shakespearean plays with additions of dialogue in contemporary prose.  This 'now speak' is used to highlight social issues, including political and moral themes, from the viewpoint of characters in the plays.  

Interview with Belén Riverol. From Tango to Triumph: Unveiling the Journey of a Young Argentine Dancer standing out in LA! by Felicitas de la Fare - Jun 22, 2023

This article invites you to step into the captivating world of Belén, a young talent whose inspiring journey has seen her transcending cultural barriers and captivating audiences on an international stage.

Players Theatre Short Play Festival �" NYC 2023 - Names Week 2 Winner by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2023

Like the A train at 14th Street, Week 2 of The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival NYC 2023 came and went last weekend, taking audiences on a fabulous ride!

Frank Wood, Abubakr Ali & b Join TOROS at Second Stage Theater Uptown by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2023

Complete casting has been set for Second Stage Theater's TOROS by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Review: TOOTSIE at Orpheum Theatre by Jared Fessler - Jun 21, 2023

What did our critic think of TOOTSIE at Orpheum Theatre?

Photos: The Hamburg Ballet Celebrates 50 Years With Alumni Reunion by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2023

Over two hundred Hamburg Ballet alumni dancers from around the world gathered to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of  John Neumeier's The Hamburg Ballet on June 9th and 10th, 2023.

LEAR ALONE Comes to Edinburgh in August by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2023

Using just King Lear's lines from Shakespeare's timeless tragedy to explore themes of loneliness, ageing and homelessness, Lear Alone is a study of one man's vulnerability as he confronts and negotiates a digital world.

Tessa Lark And Michael Thurber To Perform At Bryant Park Picnic Performances, July 14 by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2023

Bryant Park Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America season of free, live performances continues with violinist-fiddler Tessa Lark and composer-bassist Michael Thurber on Friday, July 14.

Review: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED] [AGAIN] At Windgate Center For The Fine And Performing Arts by Theresa Bertram - Jun 20, 2023

What did our critic think of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED] [AGAIN] at Windgate Center For The Fine And Performing Arts?

Western Piedmont Symphony Reveals 2023-2024 Season Of Masterworks, Foothills Pops, Crossroads, And Discovery Concerts by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2023

Western Piedmont Symphony, the professional orchestra of the western foothills of North Carolina, has revealed its 2023-2024 season, MUSIC FOR YOU.

Cast Revealed For MACBETH at Shakespeare's Globe by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2023

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast of Macbeth, directed by Abigail Graham (The Merchant of Venice, 2022).

Reading Rep Theatre Reveals Details of 2023/24 Season by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2023

Reading Rep Theatre has today announced details of their 2023/24 Season, which will go on sale on Monday 19 June at 12pm.

Christopher Gerty Promoted to Principal Dancer at the National Ballet of Canada by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2023

Hope Muir, Joan and Jerry Lozinski Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced promotions for the 2023/24 season: Christopher Gerty to Principal Dancer and Josh Hall, Peng-Fei Jiang and Larkin Miller to Second Soloist.  

Review: R/J Fresh Alt Take On Shakespeare At Strand by Cybele Pomeroy - Jun 22, 2023

R/J Fresh Alt Take On Shakespeare At Strand: a poignant contemporary version of Romeo and Juliet blows apart the Sharks and the Jets. Gen Z is much more than man-woman, boy-girl, literally dying, often legislated to death, and this story must be told. Writers Aladrian C. Wetzel & Elizabeth Ung update both story and characters to great effect.

Three Concerts This Summer To Showcase Teen Musicians Performing with World-Class Artists at Carnegie Hall by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2023

Carnegie Hall will continue its summertime tradition, shining a spotlight on 200+ extraordinary teen musicians from across the country with concerts by the Hall’s three acclaimed national youth ensembles—the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, NYO2, and NYO Jazz.

Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Almeida Theatre by Laura Jones - Jun 15, 2023

It can be a daunted thing to bring Shakespeare’s work to life – it’s something that is so familiar to the public that it can sometimes feel tired and overdone. And yet Rebecca Frecknall’s production of Romeo and Juliet at the Almeida is a wonderful retelling of a Shakespearean classic.  

Summer Lineup Revealed at Shakespeare North Playhouse by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2023

Shakespeare North Playhouse has announced its lineup of performances, workshops and events for the upcoming 2023 Summer Season. 

Final Programme Revealed For Fourth Liverpool Theatre Festival In July 2023 by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2023

The final four shows have been announced for this year's 11-day Liverpool Theatre Festival which takes place next month with a brand new Summer date.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Marianna Tcherkassky Will Retire by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2023

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s (PBT) long-time rehearsal director, Marianna Tcherkassky, has announced her retirement at the end of the 2022-2023 season. Tcherkassky has been a rehearsal director at PBT for 26 years. Prior to PBT, Tcherkassky danced with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) for 26 years, 20 of which as a principal dancer.  

Listen: Dave Harris' FREEDOM FREEDOM FREEDOM ET CETERA Released as part of Soundstage Podcast by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2023

Listen to Dave Harris’ Freedom Freedom Freedom Et Cetera presented by Playwrights Horizons.

Stephanie Hutchison Appointed Rehearsal Director of The National Ballet of Canada for 2023/24 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2023

Stephanie Hutchison has been appointed Rehearsal Director for The National Ballet of Canada's 2023/24 season.

Shakespeare & Company Reveals THE CONTENTION (HENRY VI, PART 11) Cast by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2023

The cast has been revealed for The Contention (Henry VI, Part II) at Shakespeare & Company, directed by Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer and staged June 17 through July 15, opening Saturday, June 24.

Video: Ryan McCartan Sings 'Something's Coming' From WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2023

Get a first look at Ryan McCartan performing 'Something's Coming' in an all-new video. Ryan McCartan, Kanisha Marie Feliciano, Brett Thiele, Amanda Castro, and Yurel Echezarreta are headlining Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking American musical West Side Story.

Sam Palladio and Lizzie Wofford to Join OKLAHOMA! in the West End by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2023

New cast members will join the West End transfer of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) Comes to Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2023

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield, directed by RJ Tolan. Performances run Tuesdays through Saturdays, June 30 to July 29 at 8 p.m., with the exception of a Monday performance on July 3 and no performance on July 4.

MACBETH Comes to Sacramento Shakespeare Festival in July by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2023

Sacramento Shakespeare Festival returns to in-person performances with Macbeth by William Shakespeare, from July 7 through July 23. Macbeth opens Friday, July 7 at 7:30 pm, and also performs on July 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 pm, and July 9, 16, and 23 at 2:00 pm.

LOVE'S HEAVY BURDEN to Play TEATRO Restaurant This Month by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 11, 2023

Local fans and supporters of the arts and Shakespearean-style comedy are invited to experience an immersive show by Calgary-based actor and playwright Jim Lair Beard who unveils his new play, Love's Heavy Burden. The limited run starts Tuesday, June 20 thru Thursday, June 22 and will be held at TEATRO Restaurant's Opera Room.

THE KNITTING PILGRIM to be Presented In Austria And Germany, June-July 2023 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2023

THE KNITTING PILGRIM, a one-of-a-kind Canadian multidisciplinary play that helps knit audiences together will perform in Austria and Germany in June-July, 2023.

Ivo Van Hove's Production of A LITTLE LIFE Will Be Screened in Cinemas Across the UK and Europe by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2023

 Ivo van Hove's English language première of Hanya Yanagihara's critically acclaimed prize-winning novel, A Little Life, comes to cinemas across the UK and selected European countries on 28 September 2023.

London Philharmonic Orchestra Reveals Lineup of Performances in Brighton, Eastbourne and Saffron Walden by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2023

The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) will have residencies along the South Coast at Brighton Dome and Eastbourne’s Congress Theatre as well as in Essex at Saffron Hall. The Orchestra has announced its 2023/24 season concerts and community activity, including celebrating 60 years as Resident Orchestra at the Congress Theatre.

Joburg Ballet Appoints Elroy Fillis-Bell as Chief Executive Officer by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2023

Joburg Ballet has announced the appointment of Elroy Fillis-Bell as Chief Executive Officer effective 1 September 2023. Elroy will succeed Esther Nasser who has held this position since September 2016.


OPPA! will celebrate its next Creator's Series production produced for their more intimate black box style stage with the opening of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” on Friday, June 9th for a or a limited 6 show run.

Emit Theatre to Premiere New TYA Production WAVES OF WONDER This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2023

Emit Theatre will present a brand-new TYA production, Waves of Wonder: A Play About Water and our World, written by Becca Bernard.

American Ballet Theatre to Present ABTKIDS Hosted by James Whiteside by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2023

Welcoming ballet’s youngest fans to American Ballet Theatre, ABTKids will return to the Metropolitan Opera House on Saturday, June 24 at 11:00 A.M.

Video: First Look at Ryan McCartan, Kanisha Marie Feliciano & Yurel Echezarreta in WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 5, 2023

Get a first look at Ryan McCartan, Kanisha Marie Feliciano, Brett Thiele, Amanda Castro, and Yurel Echezarreta in West Side Story at Lyric Opera of Chicago!

Hayley Tamaddon Joins The 2023-24 UK and Ireland Tour of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2023

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical, has announced the return of Hayley Tamaddon (Coronation Street, Emmerdale) as Miss Hedge, having previously appeared in the West End production at the Apollo Theatre.

Full Cast Revealed For the West End Run of DR SEMMELWEIS, Starring Mark Rylance by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2023

Mark Rylance returns to the West End this summer in Dr Semmelweis opening at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 11 July, with previews from 29 June, and running until Saturday 7 October.

Interview: Selena Mykenzie Gordon (Miranda) And Jordan Williams (Ferdinand) of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S THE TEMPEST with The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre by Theresa Bertram - Jun 5, 2023

Join Broadway World for an exclusive interview with Selena Mykenzie Gordon and Jordan Williams, the stars of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, as they discuss the romance and adventure in the play, the process of getting into their characters, and more.

Door Shakespeare Welcomes the 2023 Acting Company by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2023

Door Shakespeare has introduced the cast members for the 2023 summer season. Audiences will recognize some familiar faces as well as see a number of Door Shakespeare debuts.

Meet the Cast of HERE LIES LOVE, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2023

Previews officially begin tonight for Here Lies Love, the musical from the minds of Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award winner David Byrne (concept, music and lyrics) and Grammy Award winner Fatboy Slim (music). Meet the cast of Here Lies Love here!



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