Actors From The London Stage to Present Romeo and Juliet

Author: Aaron Nichols

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Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), an ensemble of five professional British actors from such prestigious theater companies as the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre of Great Britain and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, will present William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Jan. 27 to 29 (Wednesday to Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s historic Washington Hall.

Admission is $20 for the general public, $18 for senior citizens and $12 for students. Tickets are available through Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center ticket office by calling 574-631-2800 or visiting

Based in London, England, and produced on campuses throughout the nation by Shakespeare at Notre Dame, AFTLS sends a new self-directed ensemble of five professional actors to the United States twice a year to universities across the nation. Actors From The London Stage has called Notre Dame its American home since 2000.

"Romeo and Juliet" cast

Shakespeare at Notre Dame consists of the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies, the Ryan Producing Artistic Director, the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, AFTLS, ancillary lectures and events, and library collections. Its mission is to become the preeminent venue for the study and performance of the works of Shakespeare, providing Notre Dame and the wider community an on-campus culture steeped in the works of Shakespeare both on the page and on the stage.

Contact: Aaron Nichols, Shakespeare at Notre Dame, 574-631-3777,

Originally published at on January 19, 2010.