THE REVIEWS ARE IN!

"Sitting close beside me were a number of young girls (not yet twelve) who, when asked, informed me they had found the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival online, and begged to come. They were not the only young audience members present. It’s one thing to keep the attention of seasoned theatre-goers and knowledgeable followers of the Bard; I can think of no greater recommendation, in an era of smart phones and iPads, than to know that this Romeo and Juliet has the power to command attention from young fans for over two hours." - Janis La Couvee [at Romeo and Juliet]

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"This Shakespearean was deeply impressed by the note-perfect verse speaking, the wonderfully physical comic business, the use of space, the music, costumes, and bold performance choices. I've seen many productions of both plays, all over the world, and GVSF's work compares favourably to the best I've seen. But don't take my word for it! The six-year-old says these are the "best plays he's seen." He sat in the front row and hung on every word. What a great way to introduce your family to Shakespeare!"

- Janelle Jenstad, Associate Professor of English at UVic

 

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Please Be Advised:

ROMEO AND JULIET contains Elizabethan poetry of a lascivious nature, comic sexuality, and intense violence ending in death.

MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN.


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