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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Video recording of Douglas Campbell’s 1968 staging of Romeo and Juliet for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival with Christopher Walken and Louise Marleau in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Recording date
10 Jun 1969

Credits

Director
Douglas Campbell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Production Design
Carolyn Parker
Costume
Carolyn Parker
Cast
Christopher WalkenRomeo
Louise MarleauJuliet
Leo CiceriMercutio
Bernard BehrensFriar Laurence
Aemilia HallNurse
Jerome TiberghienAbram
Joel KenyonBenvolio
Joyce CampionLady Montague
Kenneth PogueCapulet
Lawrence BenedictBalthasar
Leon PownallGregory
Max HelpmannEscalus, Prince of Verona
Mervyn BlakeMontague
Nancy KerrLady Capulet
Neil DainardTybalt
Neil MunroSampson
Peter ScuphamFriar John
Robin MarshallPeter
Terry JuddApothecary

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Shakespeare (Stratford) Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
19th Century
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

General
The production was set in late 18th-century Ruritania,
History
The production ran 10 June-12 October 1968.
Reviews
Edinborough, Arnold. Shakespeare Quarterly 19 (1968):381-84 (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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