World Premiere of the Globe's Romeo and Juliet in Qatar
For two nights only, Doha
peeps will be able to watch Shakespeare’s Romeo
and Juliet performed by London’s iconic Globe Theatre group when it has its
world premiere right here in Qatar next week!
As part of Qatar UK 2013,
the renowned theatre company will be bringing one of Shakespeare’s best
loved tragedies to Katara on Tuesday and Wednesday (18 and 19 February) next week.
This will be a new
fast-paced 90-minute production that will use the original language. Romeo
will be played by Will Featherstone whose previous roles at Shakespeare’s Globe
include Sloop in Howard Brenton’s award winning Anne Boleyn and
Orlando in As You Like It. Juliet will be played by Jade Anouka who
has played Ophelia in the touring production of Hamlet and
Maria in Love’s Labour’s Lost.
can’t wait to get a bit of a culture injection…”Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art
INFO: From QR50; 8pm on 19 and 20 February; Katara Drama Theatre, Building 16,