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Romeo and Juliet
An engaging synopsis for students and teachers, created by writer Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
How do we know when Romeo and Juliet was written? And what sources and stories influenced Shakespeare when he wrote it? Performance history expert Rebecca Brown presents the evidence.
Dating the playShakespeare's sources
Every director will choose their own key moments in Romeo and Juliet depending on how they are interpreting the play. Here, we've selected a number of important scenes.
Performance history expert Rebecca Brown guides us through the stage history of Romeo and Juliet from the time Shakespeare wrote it to the present day.
RSC productions 1947 - 2008Stage history
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