Richard Holt - Romeo and Juliet
Sat, 14 Jul 2018
RICHARD HOLT is now performing in Insane Root Theatre's production of ROMEO AND JULIET
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After an award winning year, ‘Site Specific Theatre Masters’ (Bristol 24/7) Insane Root return with an ambitious and vibrant open-air adaptation of Shakespeare‘s enduring tale of love-at-first-sight. We invite you to enter a new vision of Verona - hidden in plain sight - full of ferocious brawls, raucous parties and secret trysts.
Originally built as a Victorian lido, the Eastville Park Swimming Pool was damaged by shrapnel in World War 2 and subsequently turned into a community garden. The layers of history and tension between the natural and human worlds provide the perfect landscape for this famous play. Romeo & Juliet will be the first theatre production to be adapted and staged directly in response to this haunting space.