Romeo + Juliet

Venue: Ambassadors Theatre
Director: Kate Hewitt
Assistant Director: Sean Hollands
Movement Director: Polly Bennett
Designer: Cecilia Carey
Music & Sound Design: Dom James and
Tommy Antonio
Lighting Design: Elliot Griggs
Fight Directors: Rachel Bown-Williams and Ruth Cooper-Brown of Rc-ANNIE Ltd
Photos by Helen Murray

As part of my award as the Bryan Forbes recipient at the NYT, I was the Assistant Director on this production of Romeo + Juliet, with the awesome Kate Hewitt. The cast was the 2016 NYT REP company.

This was the setting: ”It’s 1950s post war London. Teddy girls mix with teddy boys and as this vibrant society booms, rival gangs are drawing battle lines beneath the thick smog of the capital. The National Youth Theatre’s latest adaption brings you vendettas, violence and star crossed lovers like you’ve never seen them before. Under the compelling direction of Kate Hewitt Britain’s best young talent return to the heart of London’s West End with this enduring Shakespearean tale.”