EDUCATION MATINEE 2019-20 – Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet
Mar 23 – Apr 24, 2020

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by David Mann

Recommended Grade Level: 8–12

The Setting: Verona, Italy

Suggested Areas of Study and Discussion: Shakespeare, Tragedy of Fate, Iambic Pentameter and Blank Verse, The Chemistry of the Teenage Brain, Images of Dark and Light, Symbolism, Rhetoric

The Story: Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet meet and fall passionately in love. Children of mortal enemies, they marry in secret, hoping to convince their warring parents to yield to their powerful love and lay aside their hatred. In a terrible series of events, Juliet’s cousin kills Romeo’s dearest friend, and when Romeo avenges Mercutio’s death by murdering Juliet’s cousin Tybalt, all hope for their love seems lost. This 90-minute adaptation staged on our 200-seat thrust stage will bring the passionate struggle and beautiful language  vividly to life for your students.

Performance Length: 1½ hours (no intermission)

Location: Park Square’s Boss Thrust Stage

Park Square Study Guide for Romeo and Juliet

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Park Square Theatre Study Guides are created for teachers by teachers to introduce students to the world of the play. The guides contain a plot summary, character information, and activities and articles that help establish the historical, literary and cultural context of the play. Study Guides are designed to be classroom-ready, allowing educators to duplicate materials for easy distribution to students.

Graphic Calendar showing dates for Student Matinees - call 651.291.9196 for details
Two shows per day at customized start times:
9:00-10:30 or 9:30-11:00am and 12:00-1:30 or 12:30-2:00pm

Open Captioning or ASL Limited Availability. Call early to arrange.

Please contact Connor McEvoy
Phone: 651.291.9196

Student Matinee Ticket Pricing

Student Tickets: $16
Chaperone Tickets: One free for every 20 students (Additional chaperones $16)

  • To assist you with your planning we can divide your school’s invoice into two easy payments.*
  • Payments can be made by check or credit card
  • Credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
  • Please note that Park Square Theatre cannot accept individual checks from students

 *dependent on time of booking

Please contact Connor McEvoy
Phone: 651.291.9196

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