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A Night At The Kabuki

A Night At The Kabuki is a retelling of Romeo and Juliet to original recordings of songs by Queen.

Late 12th century Japan, as the age of the Samurai dawns, the rivalry between the Minamoto and Taira clans intensifies, and their young heirs Romeo and Juliet fatefully fall in love.

Two sets of star-crossed lovers intercept one another’s fates as the well-known story takes a different turn with sometimes comic and sometimes tragic outcomes.

he show was inspired by Freddie Mercury’s love of Japan—one of his kimono’s was recently on display at the V&A—and the London tour date was decided upon when Queen’s agent Jim Beach praised its world première in Tokyo.