Romeo and Juliet
The ancient beauty of Temple Church makes a stunning venue for this stirring production from Antic Disposition
Highlights include Filter's Macbeth, Opera Projects Madam Butterfly and their Christmas show of 1001 Dalmations.
"The Rite of Spring" concerns the sacrifice of a girl to propitiate the gods and ensure prosperity. "Romeo and Juliet" is (partly) about the sacrifice of young love on the altar of ambition. What happens when you sew the two together?
Manchester reviewer David Cunningham celebrates the imagination of the nocturnal theatre-goer, in the light of complaints about mumbling actors in the BBC's Jamaica Inn.
Dave Cunningham likes Before Juliet's vision but wishes it truly knew what it was