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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

    Until 19 Jan 2019

  • On Tour

    Various venues
    across the UK

    29 Jan - 23 Mar 2019

  • 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?

The production is now playing at the Barbican until 19 January 2019. It will then go on a national tour from January - March 2019.

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