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Romeo und Julia

Alternative title
Romeo and Juliet
Synopsis
A videotaped recording, using a single camera, of David Boesch’s 2004 production of Romeo and Juliet performed at the Schauspielhaus. Zurich in 2005. Johannes Zirner and Julie Braeuning in the title roles. The production used a mixture of contemporary music - hip hop, rap and romantic rock music.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Switzerland
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2005

Credits

Director
David Boesch
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Volker Hintermeier
Costume
Su Buehler
Cast
Johannes ZirnerRomeo
Julie BraeunigJuliet
Fabian KrügerMercutio
Maik SolbachFriar Laurence
Martina Eitner AcheampongNurse
André MeyerBenvolio
Ludwig BoettgerCapulet
Marcus BurkhardEscalus, Prince of Verona
Michael RansburgParis
Nina Hesse BernhardLady Capulet
Patrick HeynTybalt

Additional Details

Theatre
Schauspielhaus, Zurich
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rap music; Rock music; Hip Hop

Notes

History
First produced at the Schauspielhaus, Bochum, beginning 30 October 2004
Textual information
Dramaturg Andreas Erdmann

Archive

Name

Schauspielhaus Zurich

Web
http://www.schauspielhaus.ch External site opens in new window
Phone
01 258 79 94
Fax
01 259 70 94
Address
Zweltweg 5
8032 Zuricheltweg 5
Switzerland

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