Romeo & Giulietta
Romeo & Giulietta is one William Shakespeare's best loved and most performed plays. Set in Verona against a background of warring factions, this timeless love story witnesses the tragic death of the two eponymous star-crossed lovers ultimately bringing peace to their feuding families.
Popular from the outset, the play also demonstrates Shakespeare's early dramatic talent and skill in manipulating different poetical forms to reflect comedy, tragedy and tension as well as to depict the maturing of the characters themselves.
The names of Romeo & Giulietta are forever entwined with the notion of absolute love.