Cheryl Oppan '21 was recently the only high school student to be cast in Shakespeare on the Lawn's production of Romeo and Juliet. The production will be directed by Kristen Barrett and reimagines the story as an interracial love story set in the era of the Rodney King riots. Oppan will play Player 3/Rosaline groupie 2/Peter/Second Watchman in the November 15 - 17 performances.
To learn more about the production, visit the University of Virginia' Arts' interview with Barrett at SOTL Director Reimagines 'Romeo and Juliet' as Interracial Love Story Set in the Era of the Rodney King Riots. More production information is available on the Shakespeare on the Lawn website.