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★★★★ Daily Telegraph

★★★★ The Times

★★★★ The Evening Standard

★★★★ The Stage

‘Fresh, fleet, blade-sharp’ Daily Telegraph

‘The tale of star-crossed lovers is brought into dazzlingly sharp relief’ Evening Standard

Directed by Erica Whyman

Design by Tom Piper

Lighting by Charles Balfour

Music by Sophie Cotton

Sound by Jeremy Dunn

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told to hate?

Ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents, two young people will risk everything to be together.

The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change. Will this spark a revolution or will division continue to tear through generations?