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Romeo & Juliet at Ludlow Castle

June 23 @ 19:30

Romeo & Juliet at Ludlow Castle
Flabbergast Theatre return to Ludlow for the fourth year with their award-winning approach to the classics, they bring a fresh and innovative outlook, embracing physicality, celebrating the verse and bringing musicality and simplicity to the storytelling.
Romeo & Juliet is a tragedy full of laughter and tears, beautiful poetry, bawdy jokes and some impressive swashbuckling to boot, expect live music, clowning, mask work and a thoroughly enjoyable evening for all.
Running time: 2hr 15m (with interval)
PICNICS/ALCOHOL/CHAIRS: The site will be licensed, and whilst audiences are welcome to bring a picnic and arrive early (6pm for a 7.30pm show) please note that alcoholic drinks purchased from offsite will not be permitted, there will be a bar. Audience members are welcome to bring their own chairs but there will be rain cover and seating available.
ACCESS: Ludlow Castle in an outdoor greenfield site, attendees will need to travel across grassy terrain to access the event. Should we experience rain in the run up to the events or on the day of the performance the terrain could become muddy and harder to navigate, please come prepared for such conditions.

The Telegraph ★★★★☆

“Shakespeare’s words wrung into new shapes … captivating”

British Theatre Guide ★★★★★

“Every perfectly constructed, tightly choreographed moment in the play is explored for maximum impact and clarity of purpose….”

Bouquets and Brickbats ★★★★★

“ captures the essence of the piece more eloquently than pretty much any other production I’ve seen.”

Voice Mag ★★★★☆
“The chemistry between the cast was palpable … Flabbergast Theatre stayed loyal to a classic but approached it in a refreshing and visually beautiful way”

Mumble ★★★★☆

“It looks beautiful…A pleasure to watch.”


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