Ruff Reads: Romeo and Juliet

Streaming exclusively on our Youtube channel.


Welcome to Ruff Reads! Seattle Shakespeare hosts FREE live stream readings of selected classical plays. We are partnering with local artists and community members to perform rather rough, but never boring, readings for our fans. Gather with your family, invite your buddies to join, and cuddle at home with your furry friends to enjoy this casual digital event.

Ruff Reads Romeo and Juliet

By William Shakespeare / Directed by Ana María Campoy

In the midst of an historical bitter feud, passionate young love emerges. Defying their parents, Romeo and Juliet marry and plot to run away together, only to be thwarted at every turn. This classic play is a swashbuckling drama and the greatest love story ever told.


Anuhea Brown (Juliet / Sampson), Marquicia Dominguez (Mercutio / Nurse / Prince), Jerik Fernandez (Romeo / Gregory), Elizabeth Keck (Benvolio / Paris), Adrian Alonzo Padilla (Friar / Tybalt / Peter), Beth Pollack (Capulet / Abram / Apothecary)


Production Team

Ana Maria Campoy (Director), Robin McCarthy (Scenic/Props Designer), Maggie Carrido Adams (Costume Designer), Rafael Molina (Sound Designer), Luna Garcia (Choreographer), Casey Brown (Fight Choreographer), Zandi Carlson (Text Coach), Sophie Franco (Artistic Associate), Elizabeth Stasio (Rehearsal Stage Manager).

Romeo and Juliet Study Guide

We gathered our sources together into a study guide. Click to download for free resources.