Adaptor 1 Mullen, Laura
Adaptor 2 Tolley, Chris
Date of First Production
2002, July 3-14
Title Romeo/Juliet Remixed
Alternate Title Romeo and Juliet Remixed
Director
Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley
Place of First Production
Annex Theatre, Toronto
Production Company
Spark Productions
Series Festival Title
Toronto Fringe Festival
Technical Design/Direction
Choreographer: Nicola Pantin
Directorial Consultant: Tom Diamond
Music: "Peter and Tyrone" of 83 West Records
Sound Design: The Victorian Order of Designers
Lighting Design: Arun Srinivasan
Set Design: Rex
Costume Design: Rachel Ford
Cast/Performers
Romeo: Joel Gordon
Juliet: Sara Moyle
Paris: Daniel Forcey
Mercutio: Daniel Krolik
Tybalt: Jane Haddad
Nurse: Dale Boyer
DJ: True Daley
Friar: Hugh Barnett
Dancers: April Mullings, Pamela Reid, Natasha Williams, Roberto Esposito, Lauren Wightman
Year Play Written 2002
Publishing and Multimedia
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Program. Annex Theatre (Toronto), 2002.
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Postcard. Annex Theatre (Toronto), 2002.
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Poster. Annex Theatre (Toronto), 2002.
 
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Program. Annex Theatre (Toronto), 2002.
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Postcard. Annex Theatre (Toronto), 2002.
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Poster. Annex Theatre (Toronto), 2002.
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Secondary Materials
*Atchinson, Chris. "Fringe Offers Version of Romeo and Juliet." Metro Today (Toronto) 8 July 2002: N.pag.
*Balint, Sue. "Shakespeare Remixed: The Play's the thang." eye (Toronto) 4 July 2002: 48.
*Crew, Robert. "Hip hit a perfect blast-off." Toronto Star July 4, 2002.
*"Lover's Leap: Romeo/Juliet Remixed." Now (Toronto) 11-17 Jully 2002: 59.
[Link1].
*Rev of Romeo/Juliet Remixed, by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley The Globe and Mail n.d.
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Bios. Annex Theatre (Toronto), June 2002.
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Play Synopsis. Annex Theatre (Toronto), June 2002.
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Press Release. Annex Theatre (Toronto), June 2002.
*"Romeo/Juliet Remixed." eye (Toronto) 11 July 2002: 50.
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed. N.d.
[Link2].
  http://www.nowtoronto.com/issues/2002-07-11/stage_theatrereviews.php
http://www.romeojulietremixed.com
Adaptor 1 Biography
"Laura is a founding member of eXpect Theatre and co-writer of High Life and Survival U which have been performed for thousands of students in both Canada and the U.S. Laura, who is a graduate and teaching assistant of York University's Theatre Program, has been involved in a number of theatre and television projects in Ontario over the last few years. She was employed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for three years and in that time helped cast and promote such high profile programs as: Ken Finkleman's The Newsroom, The Air Farce, Black Harbour, and Jonovision" (qtd from Program 2002).
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Adaptor 1 Bibliography
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Program. Annex Theatre (Toronto), 2002.
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Adaptor 2 Biography
"As well as co-founding eXpect Theatre, Chris Tolley co-founded Artistic Fraud ON, and has produced/directed productions such as Marat Sade, Ubu Roi, Imaginary Invalid and In Your Dreams Freud (co-written with Jillian Keiley of Artistic Fraud NFLD) which will be produced again in Newfoundland and Vancouver this summer [2002]. He was trained at RADA in London, England, and is currently a teaching assistant at York University" (qtd. from Program 2002).
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Adaptor 2 Bibliography
*Romeo/Juliet Remixed, directed by Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley. Program. Annex Theatre (Toronto), 2002.
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Synopsis
"Take the ultimate love tragedy and set it among glitter, glow sticks and throbbing house music. Add a club kid named Romeo, and a Go Go dancer named Juliet. Mix in a DJ, a dance floor, a laser light show, and what you've got is the most innovative environmental production ever...Romeo/Juliet Remixed" (n.d. qtd. from http://www.romeojulietremixed.com).
Keywords
DJ
Fringe
Hip Hop
Multimedia Productions
Music
Pop Culture
Notes
The 2002 series of performances were workshop productions. Laura Mullen and Chris Tolley are currently rewriting the script for production in January/February 2003.
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Adaptation of
Romeo and Juliet
Entry Last Updated 15Mar06 2:50PM

 

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