Romeo and Juliet

Two noble households are in conflict, and two young lovers, one from each house, find themselves in an impossible situation: They must choose between love or family.

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Love • Tragicomedy • Revenge

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Productions, Readings & Workshops

Romeo and Juliet

April 8-30, 2023 | Two River Theater & NAATCO | Production | Red Bank, NJ, USA

Romeo & Juliet

April 17-18, 2021 | SUNY at New Paltz | Production | New Paltz, NY, USA

Romeo and Juliet

Blk Girls Luv the Bard | Reading | November 18th, 2021 | Online

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Romeo and Juliet

By William Shakespeare
Translation by Hansol Jung

Shakespeare’s famous play finds new life with a translation into contemporary American English.

“For never was a story of more woe / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” In this new version of Romeo and Juliet, written in accessible modern English, Hansol Jung breathes new life into Shakespeare’s famous tragedy. By closely examining the familiar language and focusing on the subtleties of the text, Jung illuminates a surprising and more nuanced world than many of us have come to expect from the well-known tale of star-crossed lovers.

Production History

Dec 6, 2016

NYC Development Session

A one-day table work session with cast in NYC.

Feb 1, 2019

Workshop in NYC

Three days of development in NYC.

May 27, 2019

Play On! Festival NYC

Rehearsal and Staged Reading directed by Danya Taymor with full cast as part of the Play On! Translation Festival in NYC.

Produced by:
Play On! / Classic Stage / Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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