“What light through yonder window breaks?”: Romeo and Juliet arrives soon!
Lovers everywhere pay heed - The Globe on Tour's production of Romeo and Juliet is around the corner, with just over a month to go until Shakespeare's most famous and most tragic lovers arrive to take the stage in Liverpool at Calderstones Mansion House.
So far the cast have brought the show far and wide since they opened at Theatre Clywd in Wales, from Austria to Norway to the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. They find themselves back on home soil in Stoke-on-Trent this week, and we're hoping the sun will keep shining to recreate the beautiful scenes seen from their performances at the Brighton Festival in May.
If you're yearning to know more, The Globe on Tour has lots of goodies on their website, including video trailers and interviews with Sam Valentine (Romeo) and Cassie Layton (Juliet). Sam was also quizzed on Twitter in a special #AskRomeo Q&A recently - no need to fear about missing out, as all of the questions and answers, featuring exclusive pictures of the cast on their travels, have been compiled in this handy Storify: sfy.co/q0Yxx
Romeo and Juliet will be at the Garden Theatre at Calderstones Mansion House on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th July (matinee and evening performances on Saturday 25th). Tickets cost £20 and can be booked from The Globe's website or by calling The Globe Box Office on 020 7401 9919.
To keep up to date with Romeo and Juliet on their travels, follow @GlobeOnTour