Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare in the Garden


Msida Bastion Historic Garden, Floriana, Malta View map

William Shakespeare's famous story of doomed love comes to life in a fresh, contemporary production by WhatsTheirNames Theatre. Set in the beautiful open-air surroundings of the Msida Bastion Historic Garden, six actors playing multiple parts, live music, and the wild energy, inventiveness and humour WhatsTheirNames is known for come together for an evening of Shakespeare like no other in Malta.

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"For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo"

In a city ripped apart by ancient rivalries, a boy and girl meet, fall in love, and put everything on the line to be together. Can love remake the world in its own image?

William Shakespeare's most famous play, a classic story of dreams, destiny and doomed love, takes on new life in this production by WhatsTheirNames Theatre, the acclaimed company behind the Shakespeare at the Pub and Shakespeare in the Garden series. Expect fast-paced action, moving drama and hilarious comedy, as six actors playing multiple parts, live music and the wild energy, inventiveness and humour WhatsTheirNames is known for all come together for an evening of Shakespeare like no other in Malta.

Directed by Philip Leone-Ganado. Starring Gianni Selvaggi, Tina Rizzo, Joseph Zammit, Joe Azzopardi, Becky Camilleri and Sandie von Brockdorff.

This production is suitable for audiences of all ages but parental guidance is advised due to depictions of suicide and moments of violence. If you'd like further clarification, contact us on or find us on Facebook or Instagram. 

Supported by Arts Council Malta, Din l-Art Ħelwa and Theatre Next Door.

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