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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion in this contemporary production with heartbreaking consequences.

  • Barbican

    London

    2 Nov 2018 - 19 Jan 2019

  • In Cinemas

  • Running time:

    2 hrs 23 mins + 20 mins interval

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told to hate?

Ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents, two young people will risk everything to be together.

The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change. Will this spark a revolution or will division continue to tear through generations?

Romeo and Juliet will transfer to the Barbican as part of our London Season from October 2018 - January 2019, before going on a national tour from January - March 2019.

Please note: this production of Romeo and Juliet contains strobe effects.