"This summer Oldham Coliseum moves into Alexandra Park for the company's first ever open air theatre production, the World Premiere of Star - Cross'd - Oldham's very own take on Romeo and Juliet.
Robbie O, a typical tracksuit wearing Oldham lad, and Judy, a beautiful Bengali student of Oldham College, come from very different backgrounds and live very different lives. When the star-crossed pair meet and fall in love, their relationship is faced with conflict from all sides.
The traditional version of Romeo and Juliet ends in inevitable tragedy - but in Oldham we do things differently. Prepare for a few surprises thanks to the Oldham Theatre Workshop, Delph Brass Band, a variety of dance companies, a sprinkle of magic and a whole lotta love.
Star-Cross'd is performed promenade style, moving around Oldham's beautiful park. So pack a picnic, a folding chair if required, some comfortable shoes and a plastic mac (just in case)"