Press Release

Release Date: Feb 9, 2016

SPARK MOVEMENT: SYNETIC THEATER PRESENTS ROMEO & JULIET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2016
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SPARK MOVEMENT: SYNETIC THEATER PRESENTS ROMEO & JULIET

ON STAGE: FEB 17TH THROUGH MARCH 27th

Award-Winning Production Returns to Crystal City

Crystal City (Arlington, VA)- Synetic Theater will remount their acclaimed wordless production of Romeo & Juliet on February 17 through March 27. In this passionate and lyrical performance, set among the gears of a giant clock, the greatest of Shakespearean lovers race against time itself to outrun their fate.

“As one of the world’s leading physical theater companies, Synetic Theater is an important aspect of Crystal City’s artful experience,” said Crystal City BID President/CEO, Angela Fox. “Choreography, scenery, and emotions help bring this classic Shakespearean story to life."

As one of the original wordless Shakespeare productions, Romeo & Juliet received 6 Helen Hayes Award Nominations and 2 wins, for Outstanding Resident Play and Ensemble. This production will not have dialogue.  This production is recommended for ages 13 and up.

Production Details

  • Dates: February 17 through March 27, 2016
  • Location: Synetic Theater, Crystal City, VA - 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA 22202
  • Regular Run: Wednesday - Saturday, 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, 2:00 p.m.
  • Tickets: $35 and up. Student tickets start at $15. Senior citizens and military receive $5 off. Group discounts are available. Tickets are available for purchase at www.synetictheater.org.
  • This production is recommended for ages 13 and up.

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About the Crystal City Business Improvement District
The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is INNOVATIVE, ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. For more information, visit crystalcity.org.

About Synetic Theater
Founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater is a center for American Physical Theater, fusing dynamic art forms—such as text, drama, movement, acrobatics, dance, and original music. Synetic has received a total of 93 Helen Hayes Award nominations and 25 Awards for directing, choreography, acting, costume design, and best play. For more information, visit synetictheater.org.