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Boston Ballet brings back John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has probably inspired as many ballet translations as The Rite of Spring .
Return of the star-cross'd
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  November 11, 2011
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Review: A winning West Side Story at PPAC

Regarding Shakespearean tragedies, it's hard to think of another Broadway adaptation that could earn the box office appeal that this musical drew out of Romeo and Juliet .
When Tony met Maria
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 29, 2011

Review: CTC's minimalist Romeo and Juliet

Ah, young love. So sweet, so unguarded, so unwise. Parents can caution the younger of their teenagers all they want, but William Shakespeare has undermined their efforts by promoting the blissful aspect in Romeo and Juliet . Yes, it's a tragedy and the
An amusing tragedy
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 25, 2011
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'Collision' showcases scatter art at the RISD Museum

"Collision," in which 17 artists were invited to install pretty much whatever they wanted in the RISD Museum of Art's Farago Gallery (224 Benefit Street, Providence, through June 19), typifies one of the major flavors of art of the past decade.
Chaotic collection
By GREG COOK  |  January 28, 2011
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More Bard, another park

Just as fiddleheads and lilacs sprung early this year, so have the urban-pastoral pleasures of al fresco Shakespeare.
Acorn takes Shakespeare to the Riverbank
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 21, 2010
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We band of brothers

This is the first independent production by the group of five friends who met at Boston’s Emerson College, where they helmed incarnations of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet and Sam Shepard’s True West .
Young actors bring a Spartan production of Henry V to the Apohadion
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 21, 2010


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Review: Letters To Juliet

After tugging at our heartstrings in Dear John , Amanda Seyfried once again takes on the role of a do-gooder infatuated with letter writing.
'Tis torture, and not mercy
By SHAULA CLARK  |  May 14, 2010
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Greater Tuna in the Texas two-step

Our first introductions to Tuna come over the airwaves on the Wheelis Struvis Report , as hosts Wheelis (Barrasso) and Struvis (Donovan) announce the winning student-essay contest entry ("Human Rights: Why Bother?") and weatherman Harold Dean (Donovan
Greater Tuna parodies the Lone Star State
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 15, 2010
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Brilliant and infuriating

Shakespeare didn’t slow dance when he wrote Romeo and Juliet — he went for the essence of impetuous young love like a brisk waltz.
The Gamm’s conflicted Romeo and Juliet
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 30, 2009

Play by play: August 14, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
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By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 14, 2009

Play by Play: August 7, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
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By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 07, 2009


Play by Play: May 22, 2009

Boston's theater schedule
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By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 22, 2009
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At long last love?

Boston Ballet has been playing the Romeo and Juliet dating game for almost 25 years now.
Boston Ballet hitches up with John Cranko’s Romeo & Juliet
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  February 20, 2008
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Young lovers do

Unreformed romantics may enjoy a Lear here or a Hamlet there, but what they’re really doing is waiting around for Romeo and Juliet .
Colonial’s engaging Romeo and Juliet  
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 18, 2006
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Lost + in love

Romeo and Juliet , staged by the Players’ Ring in Portsmouth, NH, disdains gimmicks and revels in Shakespeare’s language and the vicissitudes of the human voice.
Romeo and Juliet fall, but where?
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 21, 2006
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Where is the love?

Within a couple months of its release, Brokeback Mountain went from being simply a well-made, serious film to a widely recognized, highly satirized cultural artifact.
Brokeback Mountain perfectly captures our ambivalence about marriage — gay and straight
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  March 06, 2006