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Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeares Globe _ Digital Theatre+

 

Romeo and Juliet   |   Production   |   William Shakespeare

Adetomiwa Edun (Romeo) and Ellie Kendrick (Juliet) in Romeo and Juliet © John Haynes

About the productions

With Digital Theatre+, you'll have access to a wide range of different productions of Romeo and Juliet, from classic adaptations to contemporary retellings.

Captured at Shakespeare’s Globe, this fresh take was directed by Artistic Director Dominic Dromgoolez and starred Adetomiwa Edun and Ellie Kendrick as the star-crossed lovers.

  • 7Productions
  • 13Written resources
  • 19Video resources

Discover video and written resources to help you teach Romeo and Juliet, including lesson activities, contextual guides, and exclusive insights from performers, practitioners and Shakespeare experts.

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At Home with Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Support your students to analyze two versions of Romeo and Juliet Act 3, Scene 2 with Shakespeare expert Ben Crystal.

Playing Juliet: Ellie Kendrick

Actress Ellie Kendrick shares how she thinks Shakespeare was able to write a teenage girl so accurately, and how interrogating the text can reveal Juliet as a radical and gothic character.

Romeo and Juliet Study Guide

Give your students the ultimate introduction to the characters, themes and language of Romeo and Juliet with this insightful study guide.

On Themes in Romeo and Juliet

Professor Carol Chillington Rutter interrogates Shakespeare’s renowned tragedy, focusing on the play’s key themes.

Shakespeare in Your Space: Romeo and Juliet

Deepen your students’ understanding of the play using these practical exercises.

Historical Context Workbook

Give students an insight into life in 1594 with this workbook, which illuminates the experience of an audience watching Romeo and Juliet in its original performance conditions.

Star Cross’d: A Contemporary Take on Romeo and Juliet

Two families wage a turf war from their respective ice cream vans, while young love burgeons on the beach in this contemporary retelling.

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Romeo and Juliet quiz

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Assess student knowledge of Romeo and Juliet with this multiple choice quiz, covering the main takeaways of the text.

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