VAAC presents Romeo and Juliet
“A community divided, wracked with fear and rocked by violence. Romeo desperately struggles to retain what is left of art, beauty, and love. Juliet, clinging to her family for protection and strength, has fallen victim to their blind hatred. In an attempt to find control over their own hearts, Juliet and Romeo discover that in this desolate wasteland, merely surviving is insufficient. Despite the ongoing civil destruction, it is the internal conflict between head and heart that holds this world hostage.
“Presented through a Brechtian theatrical lens, this Romeo and Juliet lays bare the means of production, transforming characters before the audience, and stripping away the disguise of live performance.
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