The eloquent language in Romeo & Juliet articulates some of the most exquisite poetry ever written, and flamboyant and complex characters such as Mercutio and the Nurse provide some of the most expertly drawn personages in Shakespeare. Combining a taut narrative with a timeless love story, Aquila’s highly talented British and American ensemble creates an evening of sparkling drama. In this unique production, all members of the Aquila company will have learned all of the roles, and audience members will determine which parts the actors will play by drawing scrolls out of a bag.
Patrons should be advised that this chance process may result in actors of the same gender playing the romantic leads.
See Baz Luhrmann’s version of Romeo + Juliet, starring Leonardo DiCaprio at Varsity Theater, Davis on 3/12 and 3/13.