Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Christina Rose Ashby
June 22nd- July 14th, 2024

Witness the Timeless Tale of Love and Loss in a Free Outdoor Production

Imagine a summer afternoon woven with magic: Shakespeare's passionate tale of star-crossed lovers unfolds beneath the open sky, amidst the verdant embrace of Central Park. Witness the electrifying romance, the heart-wrenching conflict, and the enduring legacy of Romeo and Juliet, all brought to life by a talented cast.

This free production promises an unforgettable experience. Spread your blanket beneath the leafy canopy, share a picnic basket with loved ones, and let Shakespeare's timeless words transport you. Come, immerse yourself in a world of love, loss, and the enduring power of dreams.


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Central Park
69th Street and Central Park West
Enter at 69th or 72nd Streets

Meet the Creative Team:

Christina Rose Ashby (Director) is an Alaskan theater artist living in Brooklyn. Christina specializes in new work creation and the reimagining of classics. Select past credits include "The Dog Show" (Player's Theater,) "Petunia's Playhouse Live!" (New Ohio,) "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg" (IRT Theater,) and a 24-hour retelling of "As You Like It" at Summit Rock. Christina's devised retelling of the Alice stories, Are You Alice: A New Wonderland Tale, had a successful two week run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2019 where it received acclaim from artistic luminaries, Neil Gaimon and Amanda Palmer. Christina produces her own devised works, along with the works of others, through her theater company, Permafrost Theatre Collective. Past Boomerang Theater collaborations include assisting Philip Emeott in Richard III in 2013 and directing a staged reading of "Their Great Magic" by Terence Patrick Hughes. MFA in directing from the Actors Studio Drama School. Instagram @christinaroseashby