Inside the programme

Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad programme coverThe Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad programme includes the following articles:

'Leave life to us – you can have Paradise'
Director Monadhil Daood offers a personal insight into why Romeo and Juliet resonates in Iraq, and speaks of the significance of setting the play in Baghdad – a city steeped in tragedy.

Ancient Grudge, New Mutiny
Deborah Shaw, World Shakespeare Festival Director, talks about her time in Baghdad working with the Iraqi Theatre Company and the challenges of translating Shakespeare's text into Arabic.

Other features in the Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad programme include:

  • Welcome to the World Shakespeare Festival
  • Information about the Iraqi Theatre Company
  • Photos of the play in rehearsal

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