"Romeo and Juliet" opens Aug. 18; previews begin Aug. 16

Author: James Comerford

The greatest love story ever told returns to Notre Dame. 

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Chris Anthony


The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival's Professional Company proudly returns to its home in the Patricia George Decio Theatre at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, for the first time since 2018. 

One of Shakespeare's most iconic and well-known tales, Romeo and Juliet returns to Notre Dame stages for the first time in 18 years in a passionate and powerful new staging from Chicago-based theatre artist Chris Anthony. 

With 14 performances from Aug. 16-28, the classic story of star-crossed romance between young lovers still has the power to thrill and move audiences anywhere. Tickets on sale now at shakespeare.nd.edu