Romeo and Juliet
David West Read on & Juliet
Hit musical & Juliet combines Romeo and Juliet with the songs of pop hitmaker Max Martin. Its writer, Schitt’s Creek writer and executive producer David West Read, tells us about how the idea came to him while he was concussed.
The Amateur of Fashion: Robert "Romeo" Coates
Meet Robert “Romeo” Coates, a 19th century gent better known for his antics (and fashion sense) than his acting.
“I Want It That Way”: Rosaline & Juliet
An Ofrenda to Shakespeare’s Afterlives
Juliet, an artful Italian diva - Excerpt: "The Diva's Gift to the Shakespearean Stage" by Pamela Allen Brown
West Side Story: A new take on Romeo and Juliet, 60 years later
Tony (Ansel Elgort) and Maria (Rachel Zegler), with the Jets (left) and the Sharks (right). West Side Story, 2021. ©Disney Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story isn’t a mere remake of the 1961 film or a filmic version of the 1957…
Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet turns 25
Shakespeare in Latinx Communities, with José Cruz González and David Lozano
Shakespeare Unlimited: Episode 176 Theater artists José Cruz González and David Lozano join us in this episode. Their conversation “On Making Shakespeare Relevant to Latinx Communities” appears in the new book Shakespeare and Latinidad. González and Lozano talk with Barbara…
Thanks for our many eagle-eyed readers and your attention to this month’s Crocodile Post. As several folks guessed, this is a French parody of Romeo and Juliet called Roméo et Paquette, published in 1773. This item is a new acquisition, purchased in…
Simon Godwin on Romeo & Juliet
Shakespeare Unlimited: Episode 165 The National Theatre’s new production of Romeo & Juliet was meant to premiere in the summer of 2020. But when the COVID-19 pandemic began, Simon Godwin, the production’s director, was tasked with turning it into a…