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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
A digital edition derived from a hybrid film / theatre production that was performed and broadcast live but incorporating pre-recorded sections. Later made available on DVD. A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s play that, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, emphasises contact via social media, texting and virtual gatherings.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
2021
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Pandemics; social media

Credits

Director
Melissa Chalsma
Producer
David Melville
Screenplay
Melissa Chalsma
Music
David Melville
Cast
Aisha Kabia 
Bernadette Sullivan 
Bukola Ogunmola 
David Melville 
Elizabeth Dennehy 
Evan Lewis Smith 
Henry Alexander Kelly 
Katie Powers 
Kelvin Morales 
Nikhil Pai 
Patrick Batiste 
Richard Azurdia 
William Elsman 

Production Company

Name

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC)

Distributor

Name

Passion River Films

Email
info@passionriver.com
Web
http://www.passionriver.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
154 Mt Bethel Rd
Warren, NJ
07059
USA
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