2019 Season

Shakespeare's classic tale of love and loss comes to the great outdoors! Romeo and Juliet come from rival families, but quickly find that their love runs deeper than the divisions between them. With the help of loyal friends, these star-crossed lovers seek to overcome the hate that keeps them apart, but escaping from the vicious cycle may end up being impossible.



Ryan Zierk


Nadja Simmonds


Simon Earle

Tybalt, Paris, Lord Montague, Friar John, Abram, Servingman, Peter


Jackson Hoemann

Friar Laurence, Benvolio, Lord Capulet, Servingman

Hannah Klapperich-Mueller

The Prince, Lady Capulet, Mercutio, Gregory

Caroline Norton

The Nurse, Lady Montague, Sampson, Apothecary, Musician, Balthasar, Potpan

Sydonia Lucchesi

Production Manager

A.J. Magoon

Tour Manager

Directed by Maureen Kilmurry
Costume design by Amelia Strahan
Scenic design by Carl Eiche
Music direction by Armando Harlow Ronconi
Fight choreography by Chris Elst

Show Discussion Guide:

Want more information about Romeo and Juliet, and how the Summit Players created the show? Click below to view the discussion guide, which is full of history, play summary, character information, and questions to ask your family or friends about the show. 

It's Our First Tragedy! What Does That Mean?

Many thanks to this season's sponsors!

Funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Wisconsin Humanities Council supports and creates programs that use history, culture, and discussion to strengthen community life for everyone in Wisconsin.

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