Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 7:00am


Esteemed local director Kate Carruthers leads an ensemble of newcomers and BPA favorites, including Gavin Michaels (ROMEO), Keara Dooley (JULIET), Michala Hansen (LADY CAPULET), Connor Kinzer (TYBALT), Dylan Zucati (MERCUTIO), David Breyman (BENVOLIO), Kristi Ann Jacobson (NURSE), Gary Fetterplace (FRIAR), Victoria Brown (MONTAGUE / APOTHECARY), Jean Sleight (PARIS / SAMSON / CHORUS ), Citori Luecht (ROSALIND / BALTHAZAR / CHORUS), Kristopher Jones (GREGORY / PETER / CHORUS), Fred Saas (CAPULET), and Robert Craighead (PRINCE).

Kate Carruther’s BPA directing credits include August: Osage County, Amadeus, Snow Falling on Cedars, The Kentucky Cycle, Distracted, Private Eyes, Arcadia, The Grapes of Wrath, Picasso at the Lapin Agile (2006), More Fun Than Bowling, Anton in Show Business, Art, and The Philadelphia Story. She directed Much Ado About Nothing, BPA’s 4th annual summertime Shakespeare performance, at The Bloedel Reserve in July 2016, and she is looking forward to directing ROMEO & JULIET this summer.

The Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island is an internationally renowned public garden and forest preserve whose mission is to “enrich people’s lives through a premier public garden of natural and designed Pacific Northwest landscapes.” The BPA Shakespeare Society’s summertime performance aligns seamlessly with the founder’s vision “to provide refreshment and tranquility in the presence of natural beauty.”

Gate Open at: 6pm

Cost: $29 for adults, and $24 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers, may be purchased online at,

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