About the Play

Roman and Julie is a modernized version of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. This play was written by 9th grade students at the Workshop School located on 221 Hanson St, Philadelphia, PA 19139. There will be a morning and an afternoon show, to purchase tickets go to our “Purchase Tickets” page located on the menu of the site. The play will be hosted at Curio Theatre Company located at 4740 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143.

Summary: The play is about two rival gangs originating from South and West Philadelphia. Two people from different neighborhoods, (Roman and Julie) Fall in love with each other despite the growing animosity between their neighborhoods.