Official programme commemorating the 400th year anniversary of the deaths of Tang Xianzu and William Shakespeare. From the Hunan Kunqu Opera Troupe comes Shakespeares most famous love story, Romeo and Juliet, told in the traditional Kunqu opera style. The beauty of 14th-century opera and the majesty of Shakespeares work collide in this visually stunning tale of two star-crossed lovers. Directed by Chinas award-winning director, Wang Xiaoying, known for his critically acclaimed production of Richard III at Shakespeares Globe Theatre. **** (Guardian). Every bit as exciting as you could imagine (Morning Star).