Rediscover one of the world’s most enduring stories with your family - a tale of tragic romance between the son and daughter of feuding households - in an easy-to-follow adaptation created especially for young people. Romeo and Juliet, one of Shakespeare's most thrilling and popular plays, confronts each new generation with its passion and force.
“Here’s much to do with hate but more with love.” -Romeo
NYU Steinhardt's Program in Educational Theatre has become a leader in bringing Shakespeare and his plays to schools and community organizations throughout New York City with its Shakespeare Initiative including the touring company, Shakespeare to Go.
Presented as part of the Big Red Chair Family Series.
Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Performance Length: 60 minutes
Stay after the performance for a post-show talk-back with the cast and students of NYU Steinhardt's Program in Educational Theatre.
Click here to read more about our Big Red Chair Family Series Membership Package. Available for purchase through November 30. Mummenschanz excluded. Other limits and restrictions may apply.
2010/2011 BIG RED CHAIR FAMILY SERIES
Family Time with Ziggy Marley, September 19
PROJECT Trio, October 16
Jason and the Argonauts, November 6
Mummenschanz, December 20-January 8
Star Trek Live, February 20
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical, February 26-27
Shakespeare to Go: Romeo and Juliet, March 5
The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites, April 2
Barrio Grrrl! A New Musical, April 16
The Skirball Center's Big Red Chair Family Series is made possible in part with generous support from Joan Ganz Cooney and L. Jay and Mary Ellen Oliva with additional support from ConEdison for family educational and enrichment programming. NYU Skirball Center season programming is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts.
Photos by Chianan Yen, Shakespeare to Go's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Courtesy of NYU Steinhardt.