Event Roméo et Juliette
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Venue Festival Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event State Opera of South Australia 2000 Season
First Date 15 August 2000
Opening Date 2000
Last Date 24 August 2000
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Romeo and Juliet", one of Shakespeare's most eponymous tragedies, is adapted to a 5 act opera - the title now being synonymous with "star-crossed lovers". Verona is depicted as a violent and feuding city, with two noble families battling in an ongoing war. Romeo and Juliet, the progeny of these families become involved in a passionate and hasty love affair, and are forced to keep their love hidden from their respective families. This leads to the deaths of both characters and emphasises the strength of their love and highlights the tragic aspect of the play as the Montagues and Capulets deci
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Opera
Subjects Conflict
Love
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Jud Arthur Actor and Singer
Catriona Barr Actor and Singer
Frances Crooks Actor and Singer
Robert Dawe Actor and Singer
Lindsey Day Actor and Singer
Lindsey Day Actor and Singer
Tim DuFore Actor and Singer
Gordon Gietz Actor and Singer
Wendy Hopkins Actor and Singer
Bernard Hull Actor and Singer
Kate Ladner Actor and Singer
Benjamin Rasheed Actor and Singer Chorus
Nicholas Todorovic Actor and Singer
Anthony Waack Actor and Singer
Anthony Waack Actor and Singer
Timothy Sexton Assistant Conductor
Andy Packer Assistant Director
Melissa Colley Assistant Stage Manager
Marie Docking Assistant Stage Manager
Jo-Anne Robinson Choreographer
Monica Hanusiak Klavins Chorister
Johanna Allen Chorus
Pelham Andrews Chorus
Sally Bithell Chorus
Angela Black Chorus
Cherie Boogaart Chorus
Tasso Bouyessis Chorus
Joe Bowler Chorus
Erica Breuer Chorus
David Cox Chorus
Ernst Est Chorus
Susan Ferguson Chorus
Emma Foster Chorus
Nicolina Fragnito Chorus
Adam Goodburn Chorus
Barbara Heidrich Chorus
Prue Hompas Chorus
Greg John Chorus
Nadine Johnston Chorus
Rodney Kirk Chorus
Patrick Lim Chorus
Kenneth Marshall Chorus
Mark McKenna Chorus
Rex Millsteed Chorus
Simon O'Loughlin Chorus
Stuart Ormond Chorus
Evan Patton Chorus
David Perry Chorus
Graeme Pitt Chorus
Imogen Roose Chorus
Samantha Rubenhold Chorus
Aldis Sils Chorus
Valentyna Solowij Chorus
David Thelander Chorus
Grant Thomas Chorus
Anne Timmis Chorus
Christopher Webb Chorus
Florin Radulescu Chorus Master/Mistress Repetiteur
Charles Gounod Composer
Stephen Barlow Conductor
Vicki Feitscher Costume Designer
Sarah Carradine Director
Christine Rothauser Lecturer French Language Coach
Jules Barbier Librettist
Michel Carré Librettist
Stephen Wickham Lighting Designer
William Shakespeare Playwright
Wendy Osmond Set Designer
Karen Frost Stage Manager
Resources
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality France
Further Information The names of the orchestral players are listed in the programme.
Data Source
Source Description
Web State Opera of South Australia Web Archive
Programme University of Adelaide BSL Special Collections, Theatre Collection
Event Identifier 100000