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. Sydney artist Cedric Flower designed the sets and costumes for "Romeo and Juliet," which the Sydney University Players will present for a season at the Union Theatre, Sydney University, from
It is the first time the University has produced Shakespeare's famous tragedy about the young lovers from rival families in Verona-Juliet, a Capulet, and Romeo, a Montague-whose happi- ness is ruined by old hatreds.
The title roles are played by part-time Arts student Rosemary Gerrett and Arthur Dignam, Arts III.
Producer is Edmund Allison, of the New Theatre, Sydney. Peter Butler has composed music specially for the pro- duction, scoring for lutes, oboes, and
To publicise their "Romeo and Juliet," students are asking: "If you've seen the film ("West Side Story"), why not see the play?"
Pictures by staff photographer Barry Cullen.
OPENING SCENE, with the Montagues and Capulet* brawling in a Verona street. Juliet, a Capulet, and Romeo, a Montague, marry secretly, but their brief happiness ends in suicide.
ROMEO KILLS TYBALT, Juliet's cousin, played by Jim Hirgchfeld, « research science student. This picture and the one at right were taken in the courtyard of the University's Sancta Sophia College.
"STAR-CROSSED LOVERS" Romeo and Juliet, played by student* Rosemary Gerrett and Arthur Dignam. The play runs every Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday until May 4, with matinees April 20 and 27.