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RSC First Encounters with Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
16 Feb - 17 Feb 2024
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“A gatecrashed party. A chance meeting. Love at first sight.
When Romeo meets Juliet, the world around them melts away. But then reality kicks in; their families are enemies, and they will never be allowed to stay together. With the world against them, they hatch a plan to escape the lives they were born into. But fate has other ideas.
The latest in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s series of First Encounters productions makes Shakespeare’s star cross’d lovers relevant for a new generation of theatregoers.
This 90-minute version of Romeo and Juliet uses an edited version of the original language to create the perfect first introduction for young people aged 7-13 and their families.
Ticket prices: £13 - £15
Running time: 90 Minutes with no interval
Age recommendation: 7 - 13+
Friends – 5% off
Best Friends and Gold Friends – 10% off
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