Oceanside CA— MiraCosta College Theatre Department presents the tragic love story, “Romeo & Juliet,” William Shakespeare’s timeless classic. The play opens September 30 at the MiraCosta College Theatre, located, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Tracy Williams will direct.
In this tale of two young lovers who pursue their hearts amidst the chaos of their warring families, Romeo and Juliet find a tragic end through miscommunication, poor timing and jealousy. Filled with powerful imagery, humor and some of Shakespeare’s most poetic language, “Romeo & Juliet” remains the most tragic love story of all.
“We have spent hours working on the text, the relationships, the comedy, tragedy, sword fighting and the kissing—there is truly something for everyone in this love story,” said Director Williams. “We are excited to present our version of this play. It is up-close and personal with the audience, allowing them access to some of the most beautiful theatrical lines ever written.”
The cast features Jonah Duhe as Romeo and Lisa Naudi as Juliet. Rounding out the cast are Bryce Ayers, Timothy Cabal, Max Dannenberg, Bayani Decastro, Tom Derby, Kyle Dowdy, Josef Emmenegger, Kiva Fohrman, Sawyer Henderson, Rachael Hodge, Reden Magtira, John McCoy, Fabian Meraz, Shane Murphy, Courtney Nedelman, Emily Neifert, Thomas Edward Nieman, Joey Prete, Ivan Quezada, Chloe Richardson, Stephanie Russo, Griffin Dor Satoda, Alex Smith, Hayden Sprow, Alex Tanner and Jim Winkler.
Play dates are scheduled for September 30, October 1, 6, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. and October 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 2 p.m. General admission is $16; seniors/staff, $13; students, $11. A preview performance is scheduled for September 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the preview performance are $11 for all seats. Children under the age of 5 are not admitted to the theatre.
Tickets are available online at www.miracosta.edu/buytix or by calling the MiraCosta College Box Office at 760.795.6815