New look for a timeless tale

Romeo and Juliet at Buxton Opera House.

Romeo and Juliet at Buxton Opera House.

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award-WINNING company Pilot Theatre will be presenting a vibrant new production of Romeo And Juliet from April 6 to 9 at Buxton Opera House.

Pilot Theatre brought Lord of the Flies to the Opera House in 2009 and are the perfect exponents of Shakespeare’s timeless tale of star-crossed lovers and dangerous rivalries.

With stunning visuals and a cutting-edge soundtrack by renowned composer Sandy Nuttgens, this contemporary version will inspire and enthuse audiences of all ages with exuberance, poetry and thrilling action. Award-winning set designer Chloe Lamford has created a contemporary setting for this 21st century version of Romeo and Juliet.

Oliver Wilson will play the role of Romeo, and Juliet will be performed by Rachel Spicer, a recent graduate from RADA. There will be a free after-show discussion on Wednesday, April 6.

Tickets are £12.50 to £17.50. Call the box office on 0845 127 2190.