A Streaming Series
About the Series
Join HGOco in an exploration of 21st-Century opera viewing with a new streaming series themed on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Based on personal experiences, the project shares international stories produced into a standalone, operatic short film. In each episode, Bard aficionados will be able to catch a line direct from Shakespeare's text.
Submit Your Story
Does your love story relate to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet? Or were you witness to a story like it? Tell us! Record your story, including a line from the play, upload it to YouTube or SoundCloud, and send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us at #HGOStarCrossd. You can also share it via social media here.
Episode 1: Boundless
Alma seeks personal fulfillment at a crossroads in her life, and begins a relationship with an artistic soul 16 years her junior. When a shadow looms over their happy ending, Alma guides her lover Luc to his destiny. Based on a true story by Aryana Rose.
Episode 2: Now
Worlds are turned upside down for two couples when a partner in each couple undergoes a gender transition. Based on true events, NOW explores losing what you thought you had and gaining something you could never imagine.
Episode 3: A Rose
On the day of their wedding, two lovers must confront family and class divides (as well as a lack of flowers) before the ceremony can begin. They start their lives together in their new home city, Houston, Texas.
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