Shakespeare in the Park

Celebrating our 23rd Season

Last year's Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Last year's Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Thank you to everyone who made our 22nd season of Free Shakespeare in the Park a spectacular success!

Elm Shakespeare Company presented Shakespeare's iconic tale of doomed love, The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet, directed by Raphael Massie.

Performances ran from Aug 17 -Sep 3 at Edgerton Park, located at 75 Cliff Street off Whitney Avenue in New Haven at the Hamden border.

Scroll down to see photos of the production, meet the cast and view our sponsors. 


Romeo & Juliet

Directed by Raphael Massie


"Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love"

“a Romeo and Juliet with attitude” – Hartford Courant

“Riveting and Physical… but trusts the script as confidently as it trusts its instincts on how to deliver it so honestly and sincerely” – New Haven Register


Meet the Cast

For the first time in 22 years, Elm welcomes New Haven native director Raphael Massie a production both timeless and resonate for today. "All the world will be in love with night..." What a wonderful evening of romance and redemption under the stars. 


Thanks to our sponsors!