Romeo & Juliet

Transport Yourself to a World of Star-Crossed Lovers

Transport yourself to the world of star-crossed lovers as Maynardville presents William Shakespeare’s timeless masterpiece, Romeo and Juliet. In the vibrant and tumultuous city of Verona, two teenagers become entangled in a passionate and forbidden romance that defies the bitter enmity between their feuding families.

Witness the Power of Love Triumphing Over Adversity

In this captivating production, witness the power of love as it triumphs over adversity. Against the backdrop of a world consumed by strife, Romeo and Juliet are irresistibly drawn together, driven by a primal force that transcends societal boundaries. Their love becomes a beacon of hope and a testament to the boundless power of youthful passion. In the face of insurmountable obstacles, they navigate a treacherous path, fuelled by desire, ecstasy, and unwavering determination.

Navigating a Treacherous Path of Desire and Determination

Shakespeare’s poetic genius weaves a tapestry of dreams and destiny, entwining the lives of Romeo and Juliet with the fabric of fate. As they elude the obstacles placed in their path, the intensity of their connection escalates, giving rise to a love that knows no limits. Their journey is fraught with risks and sacrifices, yet they remain resolute in their pursuit of happiness. This iconic play will be brought to life by a talented cast and creative team, ensuring an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Shakespeare’s Poetic Tapestry of Dreams and Destiny

With its unforgettable characters, poetic language, and profound insights into the human spirit, Romeo & Juliet stands as a testament to the enduring power of love. Shakespeare’s masterpiece continues to inspire and enchant, reminding us that love, in its purest form, can conquer even the most insurmountable obstacles, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all who experience it.

Unforgettable Theatrical Experience Brought to Life

Experience the timeless tale of Romeo and Juliet like never before. Secure your seats now for this captivating production that will transport you to the depths of passion and tragedy.

Meet the Exceptional Cast of Romeo & Juliet

Get ready to be swept off your feet by the extraordinary cast.  Nahum Hughes, renowned for his film work, takes on the role of Romeo, while versatile artist Simone Neethling steps into the shoes of Juliet. The talented cast also includes Tessa Jubber as Lady Capulet, Rehane Abrahams as Lady Montague/Mercutio, and Hannah Borthwick as Nurse. Seasoned actors John Maytham, Pat Pillai, and Mbulelo Grootboom join the cast, along with other exceptional talents.

Director: Geoffrey Hyland


Nahum Hughes as Romeo

Simone Neethling as Juliet

Tessa Jubber as Lady Capulet

Rehane Abrahams as Lady Montague/Mercutio

Hannah Borthwick as Nurse

John Maytham as the Prince

Pat Pillai as Capulet

Mbulelo Grootboom as Montague

Jock Kleynhans as Tybalt

Tailyn Ramsamy as Benvolio

Mihir Soni as Paris

Cleo Wesley as Friar Lawrence

Sizwesandile Mnisi, Caleb Swanepoel, Zachary Esau, Thulani Nzonzo in ensemble roles

Running Time: Approx. 120 minutes

Romeo & Juliet