Romeo and Juliet

Theatre Review – Romeo and Juliet

Theatre Review – Romeo and Juliet

✭✭✭✭✩ Astonishingly vivid:
Simple, clear and astonishingly vivid, Tony Cownie has taken Shakespeare’s most performed play and, with one brilliant little twist, created a fresh and timely production.

October 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries…

Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries…

You can forget your Romeo and put your Juliet to one side – when it came to Such Tweet Sorrow, the RSC’s social media version of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, the people’s favourite was Mercutio.

May 21, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Thus with a tweet I die…

Thus with a tweet I die…

After an emotional five weeks Such Tweet Sorrow, the RSC’s social media production of Romeo and Juliet, is done. The Annals of Edinburgh Stage interviewed James Barrett, #suchtweet Romeo, about the experience. By Thom Dibdin It took its time getting off the ground, and sprang surprises on the audience, the performers and the production company […]

May 15, 2010 | By | 5 Replies More
Death comes to Twitterland

Death comes to Twitterland

Director Interview:
As Such Tweet Sorrow’s followers are rocked by the double deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt, the Annals of Edinburgh Stage publishes this in-depth interview with the production’s director, Roxana Silbert

May 5, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Review – Such Tweet Sorrow Week 2

Review – Such Tweet Sorrow Week 2

* * * On Twitter By Thom Dibdin Love has triumphed over controversy in the second week of Such Tweet Sorrow, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s experimental drama based on a modern version of Romeo and Juliet, but told through Twitter and other social media. A week which started with the first on-tweet confrontation between the […]

April 25, 2010 | By | 5 Replies More
Review – Such Tweet Sorrow

Review – Such Tweet Sorrow

At last, it has all kicked off in Such Tweet Sorrow, with the first real piece of action after the production had been going for just four days. * * * * By Thom Dibdin Brilliant in concept, timely in its production and horrifyingly time-consuming to witness, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s latest offering to the […]

April 16, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Such Tweeting Sorrow

Such Tweeting Sorrow

Shakespeare Tweets Out
Romeo and Juliet is being brought into the social media revolution in a brave new experiment from the Royal Shakespeare Company called Such Tweet Sorrow.

April 13, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More