Romeo Montague

John says ...

Rachel captures the excitement, and disappointments, of dating extremely well. It takes a real talent to make a reader feel as excited, scared or sad as a character does.

Tuesday, 26 January, 2010, 12:00am

Theatre, by any other name, would be as fun

A group of young thespians hopes to encourage other teens to love theatre

Face Production ... aims to promote theatre production and exhibition arts among local youth. Its productions act as an outlet for young adults to unleash their talent while gaining show experience.

26 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

11 Variations on Friar John's Failure

Phoenixation Productions presents Yuri Baranovsky's comedy drama about a friar's attempts at changing the tragedies in plays and tales including Romeo and Juliet and Robin Hood. In English. Today-Sat, 7.45pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150, HK$120 (members, students). Inquiries: 2521 7251

13 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Star-crossed lovers

Job description: Long before William Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet, writers and theatre directors drew inspiration from stories about great love separated by an almost unbridgeable chasm. Filmmakers go to great (and wacky) lengths to conjure new ways to separate their star-crossed lovers.

11 May 2006 - 12:00am

Shakespeare gets snappy

Dying on-stage is much harder than it looks, but croaking convincingly can pay off, a group of young performers has discovered.

A cast of 13 budding performers and four crew members aged 13 to 18 will revisit Romeo and Juliet in a 60-minute, fast-paced version presented by theatre company Bareknuckle Shakespeare.

26 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

From Juliet, with love

It is a typical Monday morning in a small office in the Italian city of Verona. Barbara sits at her desk and begins reading letters addressed to her long-dead boss. 'Dear Juliet, where have you been all these years? I hope your tomb is not too cold. I am an English teacher and we have just read your story. Everybody started crying at the end.'

2 Oct 2005 - 12:00am