Live in your Living Room FREE Broadcast:

Romeo and Juliet

1 May - 3 May 2020

The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet:
Live in your Living Room

Friday 1 May, 7:30pm
Saturday 2 May, 1:30pm
Sunday 3 May, 10:30am
(New Zealand Standard Time)

Sunday 10:30am Broadcast Link
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A sunlit piazza, the candlelit corner of a noble ballroom, a moonlit balcony… when young lovers meet, the world is stilled… then changed forever.

Following its hugely successful world premiere in 2017, you can now enjoy Francesco Ventriglia’s Romeo and Juliet live in your living room! See the original cast, onstage at the St James Theatre, Wellington from August 2017. This broadcast is global, accessible to everyone around the world.

Inspired by Franco Zeffirelli’s classic 1968 film, and set to Prokofiev’s instantly recognisable score, this interpretation is a hot-blooded, passionate re-telling of Shakespeare’s play, sure to resonate with lovers of dance, drama and pure romance.

Renaissance Verona will come to life in all its vitality and splendour, from the blazing battles of the Capulets and Montagues, to the lovers’ heart-breaking youth and beauty, with exquisite costumes and sets by Academy Award-winner James Acheson.

“an altogether splendid and triumphant production of Romeo and Juliet
New Zealand Herald

“a night I will never forget
The Express


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Audio Described Broadcast available
In collaboration with Audio Described Aotearoa, the RNZB are offering free audio described broadcasts of Romeo & Juliet. For full details visit the RNZB access page.

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