Nature Theater of Oklahoma

Romeo and Juliet


90 min Based on talks with Linda Copper, Eliotte Crowell, Anne Gridley, Teresa Gridley, Jo Liegerot, Robert M. Johanson, Zachary Oberzan, Kristin Worrall

Who can tell the story of “Romeo and Juliet”? The lovers’ tragic death is certainly familiar, but clearly no one really remembers the exact details of the plot anymore – and this makes for some surprising turns and new questions: Who loved whom first? Who killed Mercutio? The basis for this performance are phone calls in which approximately 30 people were asked to tell the story from beginning to end. By bringing in extra plot strands and characters, the callers ingenuously manoeuvre themselves out of their own narrative dead ends. In the end, the stories are superimposed on each other so much that we are no longer quite sure what actually happened. The ideal introduction to the world of the Nature Thea- ter of Oklahoma.

Production: Internationales Sommerfestival Hamburg, Salzburger Festspiele. Coproduction: Kaaitheater (Brüssel), Workspace Brussels, Buda Kunstencentrum (Kortrijk), Noorderzon Festival (Groningen), Grand Theatre Groningen und Wexner Center for the Arts / Ohio State University.


Concept/ Direction:: Pavol Liska and Kelly Copper / With:: Anne Gridley, Robert M. Johanson, Elisabeth Conner / Set & Costumes:: Peter Nigrini / Production Manager (NTOK):: Dany Naierman


  • Past
    Sat 29.6.2013, 20:00 / HAU1
    Sun 30.6.2013, 20:00 / HAU1


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