Olivet’s Theatre Department Reimagines a Shakespeare Classic for Fall 2020 Show

Olivet presents “Romeo and Juliet” Oct. 22, 23, 24

October 2, 2020 Arts & Music

Olivet Nazarene University’s Theatre Program presents the Shakespearian classic, “Romeo and Juliet.” This tale of forbidden love is reimagined by the ONU Shakespeare Theatre Troupe as they bring this story to life through dance, mime and American Sign Language. 

Shows will take place Oct. 22 at 6 p.m.; Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.; and Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The production will be held at the Plex by the Warming House. Audience members are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. 

Starring in the production are:

Lizzie Shearer: junior English major with a minor in musical theatre.
Sam Durnil: senior public relations and corporate communication major with a minor in theatre
Samantha Rose Brody: junior communication major with a minor in musical theatre
Sierra (Sisi) Clark: freshman cybersecurity major
Bryan Dieken: junior communication major with theatre concentration with a minor in music
Cami Yanez: sophomore multimedia communication major and a minor in musical theatre
Andrew McBurnie: senior multimedia communication and public relations major
Jordyn Dunbar: junior communication major with theatre concentration and writing double majors
Quincy Dillman: junior psychology major
Jake Kamper: sophomore music education major
Jon R. Lee: sophomore music composition major
Autumn Bentz: senior psychology and communication studies double major with a social work minor
Aaron Newsome: senior multimedia communication major
Rachelle Laplanche: freshman communication major with a theatre concentration

To learn more about Olivet’s theatre program, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@olivet.edu or 800-648-1463.

Published 10/1/20

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