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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips’ 1987 production of Romeo and Juliet for the Young Company at the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Albert Schultz and Susan Coyne in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
6 Jun 1987

Credits

Director
Robin Phillips
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Laura Burton
Production Design
Patrick Clark
Costume
Patrick Clark
Cast
Albert SchultzRomeo
Susan CoyneJuliet
Weston McMillanMercutio
William WebsterFriar Laurence
Nancy PalkNurse
Derek ScottApothecary
Derek ScottSampson
John OrmerodParis
Kevin GudahlBenvolio
Marion AdlerLady Capulet
Melanie MillerLady Montague
Michael HanrahanChorus
Michael HanrahanEscalus, Prince of Verona
Nigel HamerTybalt
Peter Donaldson (2)Capulet
Peter Donaldson (2)Gregory
Richard MarchAbram
Richard MarchBalthasar

Additional Details

Theatre
Third Stage
Theatre company
Young Company, Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1980s
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 6 June-5 September 1987
Stills
The production is set in mid-19th century Canada. Watermeier (op cit) writes ‘Duke Seniors ‘co-mates and brothers in exile’ are presented in the traditional garb of Amish or Mennonite communities’.
Reviews
Watermeier, Daniel J. Shakespeare Quarterly 39 (1988): 226-32 (in review article).

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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