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The Show Must Go Online announce the cast for Romeo and Juliet

The Show Must Go OnlineThe Show Must Go Online, the global digital theatre movement producing live performances of the chronology of Shakespeare’s plays weekly, today announce the full cast for their upcoming live-streamed performed reading of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The streaming will be live on Wednesday 27 May, 7pm BST here.

Robert Myles directs Gabriel Akamo (Prince Escalus), Gethin Alderman (Ensemble), Michael Bertenshaw (Capulet), Ashley Byam (Swing), Jonathan Cobb (Paris), Evangeline Dickson (Romeo), David Djemal (Benvolio), Kate Donnachie (Swing), Claire-Marie Hall (Montague), Sulin Hasso (Juliet), George Jones (Tybalt), Gilly Kelleher (Nurse), Melanie Lam (Ensemble), Andy McLeod (Friar Laurence), Azaan Symes (Ensemble), Adam Turns (Mercutio), Samantha Wendorf (Lady Capulet), and Natalie Winter (Ensemble).

Robert Myles today said, “This is one of the world’s most famous plays, and we’re so excited to tackle it in this new medium. We have a fantastic cast, and there are some great set-pieces, huge moments, famous lines, and challenging scenes when you’re telling this story over Zoom. The hardest moments yield the most creative solutions! It’s a timeless story of love in all its forms, of division, and it goes on this extraordinary journey from raucous comedy to romance to thriller to crime drama.


All performances will be streamed live from 7pm BST on Wednesdays.
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