When the budget gets cut for Romeo and Juliet, the drama geeks Yvette and Tyler have to think of a plan to save their production. However, this plan involves unforeseen consequences for the new hero of the show, Marko Marais.


Andre Velts


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ruan Wessels Ruan Wessels ... Marko Marais
Elani Dekker Elani Dekker ... Yvette Verwey
Christopher Van Der Westhuizen Christopher Van Der Westhuizen ... Tyler
Ruan Blum Ruan Blum ... Brink Bouwer
Row-Lean Row-Lean ... Mildred
Tayla Tolmay Tayla Tolmay ... Vera Kruger
Zack Mtombeni Zack Mtombeni ... Beast
Johnny Potsanyane Johnny Potsanyane ... Kumi
Gracelle Jooste Gracelle Jooste ... Lexi
Edelweiss Kruidenier Edelweiss Kruidenier ... Didi
Steinman Goosen Steinman Goosen ... Leon
Carmin Coetzer Carmin Coetzer ... Sanet Marais
Sarahann Doherty Sarahann Doherty ... Lucia Verwey
Diaan Lawrenson Diaan Lawrenson ... Juffrou Goosen
Dirk Stoltz Dirk Stoltz ... Wicket
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At a school obsessed with sport, Yvette (Elani Dekker), Tyler (Christoher van der Westhuizen) and their drama brigade are a tiny arty minority with one goal in mind for their matric year: To perform Romeo and Juliet. However, the principal, Mister Kirby Potgieter, decides to cut the arts and culture budget for upgrades to the cricket clubhouse. Desperate to sell tickets in order to save the show, Yvette and Tyler come up with a plan. They convince the school's sport hero and heartthrob, Marko Marais (Ruan Wessels), to play the role of Romeo in Tyler's place. Their plan works and the tickets sell like hot cakes. Marko is unexpectedly attracted to the pale drama geek, Yvette. She also starts seeing Marko in a different light and begins to think that there could be more to him than the image of a 'superficial', muscular jock with a great smile. However, a lie threatens to tear them apart and disrupt the performance too. To get university admission, Marko has to pull out all the stops on ...

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