'This is not just a good production. It is not just a great production. It is the finest Romeo and Juliet you are ever likely to see'
British Theatre Guide
'Excellent support from Noma Dumezweni as a pipe-smoking Nurse and Forbes Masson as Friar Laurence'
'Jonjo O'Neill as Mercutio is superb'
Whats On Stage
'I can't recall as exciting a revival since Zeffirelli stunned us with his verismo in 1960'
'A Romeo and Juliet that positively bristles with invention and bold ideas'
'Mind-blowing production... It's going to be the talk of the town'
'A wonderfully fresh and energetic production with excellent performances from Sam Troughton and Mariah Gale... it is a staging with real guts and excitement about it'
RSC Facebook comments
'My first RSC production and i will definitely be returning! Mercutio, The Nurse, and Romeo were truly amazing, and they could not have chosen a better Tybalt. Thank you for an amazing night.'
'Romeo and Juliet was absolutely amazing! I enjoyed it THAT much I've booked again to come and see it a second time! The dance choreography at the Capulet's ball was brilliant... congratulations to the entire cast and crew, and to the Director Rupert Goold for a truly fantastic show!'
'Absolutely excellent, can't wait for Antony and Cleopatra next month. Keep up the fantastic work RSC!'
'Jonjo O'Neill was an amazing Mercutio! An overall fantastic adaptation of Romeo and Juliet...enjoyed every second!'
'Saw Romeo and Juliet on Saturday - still breathless! A truly magnificent production with every cast and team member to be praised. Can't wait to see it again. Thank you to everyone involved for one of the best nights theatre I have ever been to.'