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Star Cross'd

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 starcrossd@hgo.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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