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Bring it to the Runway for this immersive, fierce, ferocious retelling of the classic Shakespearean story as you’ve never seen it before.


£35 Standard Tickets for performances from 7th May
£25 Preview Tickets available for performances to 6th May.

Getting There

Colab Factory, 12 Pilgrim Street, SE1 4LL


About Category Is Romeo & Juliet

Transported to New York in the 1980’s, we see the legendary rivalry of the House of Montague and House of Capulet play out with intense vogue battles, outrageous dance moves, over the top outfits, and a hell of a lot of heart.

Join the houses inside the Ballroom where you will be surrounded by the action and the glamour in this immersive production…. And it’s the fabulous 80’s, so dress to impress, as you never know when you might be called to walk the runway yourself!


Omar F Okai - Director

Omar Okai is the Co Director/Founder/ of the Black British Theatre Awards (#BBTAS), whose inaugural ceremony was October 2019. He is also the Artistic Director of The Okai Collier Company for over 20 years. He has directed/choreographed internationally, France, Spain, Germany and Shanghai and of course Britain, over 70 productions, videos and documentary. Productions included are ‘Five Guys Named Moe' ‘Cabaret' ‘ Rent' ‘Annie’ ‘ Peter Pan ‘ ‘Elegies for Angel’s, Punks and Raging Queens ‘ ‘Smiling State' ‘Honk!’ ‘Assassins' (Mountview Theatre School) ‘Best Little Whorehouse in Texas ‘( Performance Preparation Academy) ‘Sweet Charity’. He is also an International Musical Theatre Examiner for Urdang International. This year sees Omar returning to Shanghai to direct Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jnr' ‘ Honk ‘ and ‘ Once On This Island ‘. In his own right Omar is an accomplished westend performer, credits are ‘ King ‘ Five Guys Named Moe' ( original cast) ‘ Sweet Charity ‘ ‘ My One and Only' ‘Honk!’ ‘ Candide’ and ‘ Villains Opera' He is also a an experienced performing arts teacher in dance and drama and has taught in vast array of performing arts schools.


Anything you like but make it FABULOUS!. Though, there will be prizes for those who come CAMP, QUEER and READY TO PARTY! So snap a lash, dolls.

Not at all but our show is set in the 1980’s drag ballrooms of New York City with strong themes of LGTBQ+ culture at that time. We are an entirely inclusive environment. Absolutely no discrimination of any kind will be tolerated and any audience member acting with prejudice will be asked to leave the venue.

We work closely with local LGBTQ+ organisations to promote the safety and wellbeing of those who identify as such.

The ballroom is a safe space for all.
No questions asked.

It’s a ballroom isn’t it? As the story progresses, there’ll be plenty of opportunity to show off your voguing skills as you and your friends lead our star crossed lovers to their fateful EXTRAVANGA!

We're about a 5 minute walk away from Borough Underground Station and a 10 minute walk from London Bridge Station. When you get here, look out for signage as there are several entrances. There'll be friendly people around to help you find your way.