Romeo & Juliet (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Released

It’s finally here! From the National Theatre, Sky Arts and PBS, the new Romeo & Juliet album.

Link:

https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/michaelbruce/romeo–juliet-original-motion-picture-soundtrack

1. Two Households (1:44)
2. Where Is Romeo? (0:44)
3. Can You Love the Gentleman? (0:46)
4. Queen Mab (2:15)
5. Capulet’s Party (feat. Jessie Buckley) (2:53)
6. Palmers’ Kiss (feat. Jessie Buckley) (3:52)
7. My Bounty Is As Boundless As the Sea (feat. Jessie Buckley) (1:46)
8. Juliet (feat. Jessie Buckley) (0:42)
9. Wedding (feat. Jessie Buckley) (2:03)
10. Mercutio And Tybalt (2:19)
11. Will You Walk? (feat. Jessie Buckley) (4:24)
12. Your Romeo Will Be Here at Night (0:30)
13. Give Me Your Hand (2:47)
14. One Kiss and I’ll Descend (1:21)
15. Graze Where You Will (2:58)
16. Tell Me Not of Fear (2:27)
17. I Defy You, Stars (3:09)
18. A Lantern, Slaughtered Youth (1:45)
19. Seal With a Righteous Kiss (1:48)
20. O Happy Dagger (1:21)
21. Juliet and Her Romeo (feat. Jessie Buckley) (2:45)
22. Romeo & Juliet (feat. Jessie Buckley) (3:14)

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Romeo & Juliet (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) sets release date for 6th Aug

Thrilled to finally announce that my score for the National Theatre film production of Romeo & Juliet will be released digitally worldwide on 6th Aug. It is now available for pre-order on AmazonRomeo & Juliet is directed by Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director Simon Godwin, adapted for television by Emily Burns and stars Jessie Buckley, Josh O’Connor, Tamsin Greig, Fisayo Akinade, Adrian Lester, Lucian Msamati and Deborah Findlay. The filmed version of William Shakespeare’s classic play about two young lovers who strive to transcend a world of violence and hate was shot last year over the course of three weeks at National’s Lyttelton theater. The drama premiered earlier this year in the UK on SkyArts and made its U.S. debut in April on PBS.

Here’s a full track list of the album:

1. Two Households (1:44)
2. Where Is Romeo? (0:44)
3. Can You Love the Gentleman? (0:46)
4. Queen Mab (2:15)
5. Capulet’s Party (feat. Jessie Buckley) (2:53)
6. Palmers’ Kiss (feat. Jessie Buckley) (3:52)
7. My Bounty Is As Boundless As the Sea (feat. Jessie Buckley) (1:46)
8. Juliet (feat. Jessie Buckley) (0:42)
9. Wedding (feat. Jessie Buckley) (2:03)
10. Mercutio And Tybalt (2:19)
11. Will You Walk? (feat. Jessie Buckley) (4:24)
12. Your Romeo WIll Be Here at Night (0:30)
13. Give Me Your Hand (2:47)
14. One Kiss and I’ll Descend (1:21)
15. Graze Where You Will (2:58)
16. Tell Me Not of Fear (2:27)
17. I Defy You, Stars (3:09)
18. A Lantern, Slaughtered Youth (1:45)
19. Seal With a Righteous Kiss (1:48)
20. O Happy Dagger (1:21)
21. Juliet and Her Romeo (feat. Jessie Buckley) (2:45)
22. Romeo & Juliet (feat. Jessie Buckley) (3:14)

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Romeo & Juliet Clip

A clip from the Capulet’s party from the 2021 film for Sky Arts and PBS by the National Theatre.

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The Illusionist – A New Musical

Trailer from the 2021 Tokyo concert-staging of my new musical.

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Romeo and Juliet film

Honoured to have written the original score for this new motion picture (and trailer!).

Watch the world premiere for free at 9pm Sunday 4 April on Sky Arts (UK) and 9pm Friday 23 April on PBS (US).

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The Illusionist opens in Tokyo!

So thrilled and proud that The Illusionist has its world premiere today, and grateful to everyone who put so much into bringing it to the stage. All the details here and follow the latest on Twitter and Instagram.

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New musical announced

So excited to announce a new musical, based on the film The Illusionist. The book is by Peter Duchan, and music and lyrics by me. Its world premiere is happening in Tokyo at the end of 2020/start of 2021, directed by Thom Southerland. All the details here.

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Timon in the US

Excited that the RSC production of Timon of Athens is being mounted at Theater For A New Audience in Brooklyn and the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington DC.

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Farewell to the Donmar

As I move on from the Donmar and Josie Rourke steps down as Artistic Director here are a few pictures from a selection of Donmar productions I’ve worked on during my residency.

An amazing time with great people – wishing all at the Donmar the very best for the future.

[From top left to bottom right: Coriolanus, Berenice, Measure for Measure, Saint Joan, Philadelphia, Here I Come!, The Physicists, The Lady from the Sea, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Trelawney of the Wells, The Recruiting Officer, Privacy and The Vote]

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Timon of Athens

Fun time scoring this production for the RSC with a wonderful cast and company led by the inimitable Kathryn Hunter. The score is available on CD, iTunes and Spotify and the show will be coming to a cinema near you soon.

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