Thursday, June 17, 2021

NEWS: Birmingham Royal Ballet 2021/22 programme features classic & contemporary versions of Romeo & Juliet by Press Releases

For Birmingham Royal Ballet’s homecoming season at Birmingham Hippodrome, audiences will be treated to Kenneth MacMillan’s passionate Romeo and Juliet choreography and Prokofiev’s glor…

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Romeo and Juliet Begins June 17 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre by Dan Meyer

Isabel Adomakoh Young and Joel MacCormack play the star-crossed lovers.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

From the Review Files: Laurents Gets His Revenge on 'West Side Story' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Karen Olivo and cast of the 2009 revival. (Photo by Joan Marcus) Is West Side Story really all that? I've always been much more smitten with the score than with any other aspect of the show…

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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Official Trailer I Tiny Shakes: Romeo and Juliet by Two River Theater

NOW LIVE! Join us in fair YouTube, fair FaceTime, fair Zoom, fair Tiktok, and fair Verona where we lay our scene in this incredible 24-video theatrical collage. TINY SHAKES: ROMEO AND JULIET…

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Monday, May 31, 2021

Romeo and Juliet remixed: how technology can change storytelling by Dan Dixon

With the touch of a button, a Sydney Opera House audience rewrites Shakespeare as it is performed in front of them On Sunday, as part of the Sydney Opera House’s UnWrapped series, a group …

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais: The Lunch Room Episode 38 by American Repertory Theater

Originally Aired May 18, 2021 Choreographer and Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais talks about his journey as a dancer from Goiânia, Brazil to schools and companies in Europe, to B…

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Accidental Shakespeare Zooms in on a queer pandemic-era Romeo and Juliet by Kerry Reid

Director Iris Sowlat uses social isolation as a framework for the lovers; plus PARA.MAR Dance Theatre offers live classes and performances with THAWEN. In the en…

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‘Pulses with music, energy & intrigue’: ROMEO & JULIET Creation Theatre (Online review) by Louise Penn

The unstoppable Creation Theatre has been one of the highlights of digital theatre production during this 14 months of uncertainty, and for their new show they return to the works of William…

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Monday, May 17, 2021

Creative Youth Studio S2, E12: Musical Theatre by The Old Globe

Your hosts Katrina Heil, Jada Jackson, Imahni King, and Emily Talerman will be diving into musical theatre with storyteller Kaileykielle Hoga and musician Missy Alcazar! Kaileykielle Hoga …

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Full Casting Announced for Romeo and Juliet at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre by Dan Meyer

The limited run begins June 17 at the London venue.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Romeo and Juliet, Creation Theatre online review - game version falls between stools by Heather Neill

Live performance, film and digital play combine in this misfired interactive experience There is a promising production struggling to get out of this muddled concept. Creation Theatre (here …

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Faction of Fools Theatre Company, Inc. - Millennium Stage (February 17, 2012) by The Kennedy Center

D.C.’s Commedia dell' Arte theater company presents a Commedia Romeo and Juliet. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center!

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Friday, May 7, 2021

Shakespeare Comedy ROSALINE Taps Kaitlyn Dever to Star

Film star Kaitlyn Dever has signed on to portray Rosaline, the woman at the intersection of the titular couple in Romeo and Juliet. 

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tiny Shakes Scene 1: The Prologue by Two River Theater

Shakespeare’s famous opening to THE EXCELLENT AND LAMENTABLE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET told through a brand new song. See the full theatrical collage starting May 17! Tickets and more a…

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Matthew Bourne: dance isn’t ‘taken as seriously as I’d thought’ by Chris Wiegand

Freelance performers ‘forgotten’ during the pandemic says top choreographer as he launches Cygnet School training programme to diversify industry Sir Matthew Bourne, one of Britain’s m…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

‘Romeo and Juliet’ Meets the Hot Vax Summer by Maya Phillips

A lusty new production is both an enticement and a warning as we tentatively explore intimacy after a year of forced solitude.

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

The Winter’s Tale review – RSC and BBC film is a purist version of theatre on screen by Arifa Akbar

BBC iPlayer Covid-postponed production moves the play to the 1950s but lacks the inventiveness of the National’s recent Romeo and Juliet This RSC production opens in a 20th-century Sicilia…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Stage and Screen Not at All Star-Crossed in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by David Cote

The National Theatre's 'Romeo and Juliet' focuses refreshingly more on the angst of these star-crossed lovers than the heat.

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National Theatre's Filmed Romeo and Juliet Airs on PBS April 23 by Talaura Harms

Josh O'Conner and Jessie Buckley are star-crossed lovers in this contemporary Shakespeare production.

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Review: ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ Cut in Half and Twice as Good by Jesse Green

Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley star as the star-crossed lovers in a compelling stage-film hybrid adaptation.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Coming to PBS: West End Stage Films of Romeo and Juliet and Uncle Vanya

The two films, shot in theaters, will air as part of Great Performances.

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Unfair Verona: plans to limit tourists at Juliet’s balcony are blocked by Angela Giuffrida In Rome

Decade-long feud continues over popular selfie spot linked to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Plans to curtail the number of tourists who flock to Verona for a selfie beneath the balcony wh…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 20 - 26 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: April 20 - 26 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  April 20, 2010: Pop-punk came to Broadway when Green Day's American Idiot opened its 422 performance run at the St…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Theater to Stream: ‘Assassins’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Highlights include a virtual production of Adam Rapp’s “The Sound Inside” and a new reading series by Roundabout Theater Company.

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Creative Youth Studio S2 E7: Bard’s Birthday by The Old Globe

Your hosts Katrina Heil, Jada Jackson, Imahni King, and Emily Talerman will dive into everything Shakespeare in celebration of his birthday with student and actor Seth Holt and The Old Globe…

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Sunday, April 11, 2021

NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre confirms its extended 2021 season by Press Releases

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed its 2021 season, including extended runs of Romeo and Juliet (17 June-24 July), directed by Kimberley Sykes, and Carousel (31 July-25 September…

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Regent’s Park Open Air theatre to launch summer season with Romeo and Juliet by Chris Wiegand

Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel will also be staged along with two children’s plays as industry begins to reopen Regent’s Park Open Air theatre in London has confirmed the lineu…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

2021 Season Announcement by Stratford Festival

Join us for the 2021 season! ✨ The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme o…

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‘This is contemporary Shakespeare at its finest’: ROMEO & JULIET (National Theatre / Sky Arts) by Ian Foster

Jessie Buckley is astonishing as the National Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet makes the jump from stage to screen to extraordinary effect.

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Romeo and Juliet, National Theatre online review - a triumphant hybrid by Heather Neill

Simon Godwin's debut film is part dressed-down rehearsal, part cinematic flourish Shakespeare's enduring tale of star-crossed lovers is especially pertinent in a pandemic. The fatal plot twi…

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Romeo and Juliet review – National Theatre's first film is an ingenious triumph by Arifa Akbar

Sky ArtsJosh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley captivate as the star-crossed lovers in a pacy, painterly and emotionally raw production The National Theatre’s first foray into film-making is a…

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