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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Video recording of Richard Monetteā€™s production of the play, set in 1920s Italy against the rise of Fascism. Megan Porter Follows and Antoni Cimolino in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
3 Jun 1992

Credits

Director
Richard Monette
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Alan Laing
Production Design
Debra Hanson
Cast
Antoni CimolinoRomeo
Megan Porter FollowsJuliet
Colm FeoreMercutio
Bernard HopkinsFriar Laurence
Barbara BryneNurse
Alain GoulemSampson
Ian WhiteMontague
James BinkleyAbram
Kate TrotterLady Capulet
Lewis GordonCapulet
Lorne KennedyTybalt
Mary Hitch BlendickLady Montague
Mervon MehtaParis
Michael Simpson (2)Peter
Paul Miller (2)Benvolio
Richard FitzpatrickApothecary
Scott FisherGregory
Thom AllisonBalthasar
Tim MacDonaldEscalus, Prince of Verona
Tyrone BenskinFriar John

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1920s
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival
Related items
Thinking Years, The

Notes

Notes
The production was televised by CBC in 1993 directed by Norman Campbell (catalogued separately). The video recording from the staging for television is available on DVD, Region 1 only (10/2007). DVD extras include: Interview with Megan Porter Follows, History of the Play, Biographies, CBC Trailers, Motion Menus and Scene Selection.

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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