What If Romeo & Juliet...

Montreal's DynamO Théâtre returns to YPT with timeless masterpiece reinterpreted through acrobatic movement in What If Romeo & Juliet...

Young People's Theatre (YPT) welcomes back the exuberantly physical DynamO Théâtre with a unique take on Shakespeare's timeless classic. What If Romeo & Juliet... explores how Romeo & Juliet might have ended differently. Would alternative choices have altered the fatal outcomes of rivalry and prejudice? What if Romeo & Juliet... will be presented on the Mainstage from October 10th to 19th.

This engaging reinterpretation of Shakespeare's most famous love story exemplifies YPT's season theme: the spirited motivation of young people to change the world around them. This engaging production is a perfect representation of that, conveyed in this case through stunning acrobatic movement.

What If Romeo & Juliet... is Created and Directed by Jackie Gosselin, performed by Rosalie Dell'Aniello, Jérémie Earp, Agathe Foucault, and Rémy Savard, with Shakespeare's voice by Lucien Bergeron.

The creative team includes Set and Costume Designer Pierre-Étienne Locas; Lighting Designer Martin Sirois; Composer and Soundscape Designer Pierre Guy Blanchard; Assistant Director Audrey Blouin; Fight Designer Jean-François Gagnon; Acrobatic Movement Designer Hugues Sarra-Bournet; Make-up Designer Suzanne Trépanier; Voice Coach Marie-Lise Hétu; Stage Manager Marie-Chantal Bonin.

Ideator & Director Jackie Gosselin | Produced by DynamO Théâtre
Dramaturg Kim Selody | Creative Team: Rosalie Dell'Aniello, Marie Fannie Guay, Marc-André Poliquin, Dominic St-Laurent, Catherine St-Martin; Illustration Sébastien Thibault

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 4-12 | AGES 9 & UP | RUNS APPROX. 60 MINUTES + Q&A with members of the cast
Performances: Oct. 10, 11 & 12 at 10:30 AM and 1 PM | Oct. 13 & 14 at 2:30PM | Oct. 16, 17 & 18 at 10:30 AM and 1 PM | Oct. 19 at 10:30 AM | (Relaxed Performances: Oct. 14 at 2:30PM - PWYC & Oct. 17 at 10:30AM; French Language Performances Oct. 16 at 10:30AM & 1PM) All performances open to the general public.

Schedule: https://www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca/shows-tickets/what-if-romeo-juliet/

Young People's Theatre | 165 Front Street East, Toronto
Tickets: $10-$39, HST & service charges extra; subject to change without notice | Online: youngpeoplestheatre.ca 
Box Office: 416.862.2222 x2 | For more information visit youngpeoplestheatre.ca

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