Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

More About Romeo & Juliet

“These violent delights have violent ends, and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss, consume.”

You already know Romeo and Juliet. It’s a Shakespearean pop-culture reference identifiable as “All You Need is Love.” It’s timeless. It’s violent, It’s hilarious. It’s tragic. The script is ecstatic in its poetry. However, MCT has something special up its sleeve for you this Fall.

Running September 13 through October 13, Murphys Creek Theatre is presenting Romeo and Juliet. Artistic Director, Robbie Allen, has brought the incredible Lindsay Pearce to our stage as Juliet. Pearce has accumulated a very successful TV/Film and stage career including Glee, Recovery Road and The Wedding Ringer. Allen, a Sonora local, and long-time producer of Shakespeare in Los Angeles, is her Romeo.

Set in a modern era, Verona’s Montague and Capulet families have been feuding for decades; and whenever they meet, violence and bloodshed break out. However, when Romeo glimpses Juliet across a crowded dance floor, events are set in motion that will change their families forever. With an exciting plot featuring a masqued ball, sleeping potions, and all-out brawling in the street, wrapped in a text full of soaring poetry, it is no wonder Romeo and Juliet has stood the test of time is considered of Shakespeare’s very best.

Allen tells us about the show, “What we are really focusing on in this production is the relationships between the characters and to show that Romeo and Juliet are really two outcasts who find truth and meaning in one another in a world filled with chaos.” He goes on to say, “the fact that, in the end, all they truly have is one another is both heartbreaking and shows the isolation they’ve felt their whole lives. This wonderful group of actors have done an incredible job of achieving that vision and I believe audiences are going to see something incredibly special happen on that stage.”

Audiences will also experience the newly expanded stage. Allen shares, “It has opened up a whole new world of possibilities and professionalism to our productions. I can’t wait to share it with our patrons.”

Romeo and Juliet also stars;
Lillian McLeod as Nurse
Sean M. Lewis as Friar Laurence
Vickie Hall as Benvolio
Todd Thomas as Mercutio
Matt Hobgood is Tybalt
Jake Edmundson as the Prince
Emily Graham as Lady Capulet
Kirk Summers as Lord Capulet
Jeret Carpenter as Paris
Charlie Cites as Peter Sampson
Tom Fregosi as Lord Montague
David Vershay as Gregory.

Tags: local events, theater, theatre



Event Details

Date: October 13, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:
Murhpys Creek Theatre
580 S Algiers Street
Murphys CA 95247

Visit Website

Contact:
Box Office
2097288422
info@murphyscreektheatre.org


Share This Event

Would you like to add your event at TownPlanner.com?

Town Planner is a community-minded organization. We're all about keeping things local and promoting hometown pride! That's why we're glad to offer you this medium to inform the public about your event. Post it today and it will appear on our website, our newsletter, and our mobile app.

As a general rule, we welcome the submission of events from charities, non-profit organizations, and municipal or community organizations such as mayor's offices, churches, schools, and the like. To get started, simply create an account. It's free and easy and you'll be able to start posting events as soon as you receive your authorization email.

If you're a business owner or you wish to promote a for-profit event, your event may be subject to the policies of your local Town Planner publisher. Some publishers may charge a nominal fee for such events, or reject them if they compete with other events from paying sponsors. To learn more about your local publisher's policies, or to inquire about adding a coupon or display ad for your business, please use our contact form.

Please keep in mind that Town Planner is a family-friendly publication and we reserve the right to reject any event that is deemed offensive, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate for inclusion on our site.

Remember that we're not just online! If you do business in an area with a local Town Planner publisher, our beautiful full color wall calendar is delivered free each December to thousands of homes in your community. Most people who receive the calendar hang it up in a prominent place and keep it all year long, making sure your business is On Display Every Day!

We're looking to bring the Town Planner to even more communities across America. If you or someone you know have an entrepreneurial spirit and would like to promote local businesses and build hometown pride while achieving financial security for yourself, why not look into becoming a Town Planner publisher?

Comments, Questions, or Concerns?

We're here to help! Email Us

Town Planner - Quickly Becoming America's Calendar!