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Before & After: Poets respond to Romeo and Juliet

Poets Respond to Romeo and Juliet

On Friday, November 22, at 6pm in the Folger Theatre, two local poets respond to the Folger Theatre's Romeo and Juliet. The original work of the poets will explore themes from the play, in this unique lyrical communication between genres.


This Folger Friday event is free , however registration is strongly encouraged. Please RSVP here.


The Folger Theatre's production ofRomeo and Juliet will follow in the theatre at 8pm. Tickets are available here.

Poets Joel Dias-Porter and Paulette Beete respond to Romeo and Juliet.


Joel Dias- Porter has taken top prizes in the National Poetry Slam and Haiku Slam Championships.


Paulette Beete is the author of two chapbooks and has received awards for her poetry and fiction.

Joel Dias-Porter

Paulette Beete

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