Romeo & Juliet: Louisville 2020

February 1–May 31, 2021

by William Shakespeare
directed by Robert Barry Fleming
dramaturgy by Amy Wegener
part of the Bingham Signature Shakespeare Series


An unprecedented global pandemic and social unrest embroil the nation in conflict as Romeo and Juliet, the children of sworn enemies, dare to imagine a world where hearts are not ruled by hatred but by love. This passion-filled interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic narrative explores the entrenched divisions that animate contemporary culture — and the tragic costs of intolerance.

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