Romeo and Juliet at The Old Globe 8/28
You're invited to join your IvyPlus, Oxbridge and UniBrit colleagues for...
Wednesday, August 28, Romeo & Juliet at The Old Globe at 8.00pm.
“Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow
That I shall say good night till it be morrow.”
After his smash-hit Othello and record-breaking Hamlet, Barry Edelstein returns to the Shakespeare Festival to take on the greatest love story of all time. Verona’s Montague and Capulet families have been feuding for ages, and whenever they meet, violence breaks out. But when Romeo glimpses Juliet across a crowded dance floor, something different happens. Can star-crossed love survive in a world of rivalry and rage? With a plot featuring a masqued ball, sleeping potions, and all-out brawling in the street, wrapped in a text full of soaring poetry, it’s no wonder Romeo and Juliet has inspired countless adaptations, from ballets to movies to musicals like West Side Story. Young love has never been as dangerous or delightful as it is in Shakespeare’s romantic masterpiece, brought to vivid life on our outdoor stage under the stars.
Heavily discounted tickets are available HERE, using the discount code OXBRIDGE.
Socializing will commence at 6.45 in the Craig Noel Garden in front of the theater, followed by the Pre-Show Talk at 7.15 and the performance at 8.00pm. https://www.theoldglobe.org/press-room/2018-2019-season/romeo-and-juliet/
The cost of the Pre-Show Social and Talk is no longer included in the ticket price, so if you would like to help cover the costs you can make a donation to our Old Globe Pre-Show Social & Talk Fund as you arrive or by sending a check, payable to the Cambridge Society of San Diego, to our treasurer Martin Dalgleish at 305 Nutmeg St #302, San Diego, CA 92103 or Zelle your amount to 781-325-2308
Please join us on the 28th.
Brian E.P.Beeston, 1958, Selwyn, Cambridge
President, Oxford & Cambridge Society of San Diego