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'Romeo And Juliet' At The Old Globe

  • WHEN Ongoing from now until September 15, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $30 - $90

"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow
That I shall say good night till it be morrow."

After his smash-hit Othello and record-breaking Hamlet, Barry Edelstein returns to the Shakespeare Festival to take on the greatest love story of all time: "Romeo and Juliet."

Verona’s Montague and Capulet families have been feuding for ages, and whenever they meet, violence breaks out. But when Romeo glimpses Juliet across a crowded dance floor, something different happens. Can star-crossed love survive in a world of rivalry and rage?

With a plot featuring a masqued ball, sleeping potions, and all-out brawling in the street, wrapped in a text full of soaring poetry, it’s no wonder "Romeo and Juliet" has inspired countless adaptations, from ballets to movies to musicals like "West Side Story."

Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare’s romantic masterpiece, brought to vivid life on our outdoor stage under the stars.

The show runs Aug. 11 through Sept. 15, 2019. To order tickets by phone call (619) 234-5623.

Shakespeare in the Garden

Shakespeare in the Garden is a series of informal presentations that enhance the Summer Shakespeare Festival experience. These seminars feature members of the Festival creative team and take place in the Craig Noel Garden before each performance. FREE; no reservations necessary.

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Louisa Jacobson as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet," by Willi...

Above: Louisa Jacobson as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet," by William Shakespeare and directed by Barry Edelstein, runs Aug. 11 – Sept. 15, 2019 at The Old Globe. Photo by Jim Cox.

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