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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Romeo and Juliet (1985, Steven Schipper)

TitleRomeo and Juliet
Release LocationsCanada
DirectorSteven Schipper
MediumColor video
Length30 mins
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (documentary)
SeriesFrom Page to Stage


One of a series of educational cassettes issued by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Ontario, Canada. As of this writing excerpts from five plays have been made available (see also 45, 606, 628, 661). Each play comes in a kit that includes a videotape for classroom viewing, a study guide and the Stratford Festival edition of the play. The study guide and cassette are keyed to specific parts of the play for handy reference

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

RomeoColm Feore
JulietSeana McKenna
Mercutio/NarratorRichard Monette
CastShaun Austin-Olsen
CastDerek Boyes
CastSimon Bradbury
CastChristopher Gibson
CastLewis Gordon
CastErnest Harrop
CastWilliam Johnston
CastDamon Redfern
CastBrent Strait
CastJoseph Zeigler

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorSteven Schipper
ProducerHerb Roland
Stage DirectorPeter Dews
ProductionDavid Walker

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell