Romeo and Juliet: a rose among the wildflowers

12 & 13 March, St Ives.

Also this weekend in the Hunter Valley, and 5 March in Murrumbateman.

Essential Theatre specialise in “Shakespeare in the Vines” performances in vineyards, to a picnicking audience. For two performances only they are bringing their touring production of Romeo and Juliet to the northern Sydney suburb of St Ives, and playing in Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden.

Two men duel with fencing foils among gum trees.


Event information:

Gates open at 4pm with the show commencing at 6pm.There will be two x 50 minute acts with a 20 minute interval. Why not arrive early – relax, unwind and soak up the great picnic atmosphere? Food and drink is available on-site or you can bring your own picnic, but no alcohol can be brought on site. Low-rise chairs will be available for hire or you can bring your own.

Free on-site parking will be available.

This event will go ahead rain, hail or shine. In the event of extreme wet weather or heat the alternative venue will be the Douglas Pickering Pavilion at St Ives Showground, 450 Mona Vale Road St Ives.

Ticket prices are $49 Adults, $44 Concessions and groups of 10 or more, $140 family (2 adults, 2 children).

Full details here.

Black, white and red banner. Text advertising production as detailed above.