Romeo and Juliet

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metro
20 songs that will remind you what it was like to grow up in the 80sdig those power chords.19. Angry Anderson – Suddenly (1987) It’s Kylie again!
metro / Posted 6 hours ago
dig those power chords.19. Angry Anderson – Suddenly (1987) It’s Kylie again! Only this time she’s half of a Romeo and Juliet romance with a happy ending – the soap wedding of the decade, as mechanic Charlene married Scott Robinson,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ambition of Youth Orchestra produces night of triumpha most engaging interpretation of Prokofiev's Cinderella Suite. This is undeser
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
a most engaging interpretation of Prokofiev's Cinderella Suite. This is undeservedly less known than his ballet music for Romeo And Juliet. The first half would have been enough for any substantial concert, but the second half launched into an... Read more
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Tehachapi News
'Gone with the Wind,' 'West Side Story' to be shown in TehachapiLaurents finished the play book (script), it looked too much like some other pl
Tehachapi News / Posted 19 hours ago
Laurents finished the play book (script), it looked too much like some other play on Broadway, and probably not enough like Romeo and Juliet (smaller body count) that it was shelved. But then there was a large Puerto Rican migration to New York... Read more
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Brisbane Times
After 30 years, Dirty Dancing feels more relevant to women than evergirl playing not just a leading role, but a love interest. Photo: Reuters/HO D
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 hours ago
girl playing not just a leading role, but a love interest. Photo: Reuters/HO Dirty Dancing was as original as Romeo and Juliet; which is to say, it wasn't all that fresh. It's flawed, it's cheesy – and yet. It has endured. Cynical... Read more
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WA Today
After 30 years, Dirty Dancing feels more relevant to women than evergirl playing not just a leading role, but a love interest. Photo: Reuters/HO D
WA Today / Posted 22 hours ago
girl playing not just a leading role, but a love interest. Photo: Reuters/HO Dirty Dancing was as original as Romeo and Juliet; which is to say, it wasn't all that fresh. It's flawed, it's cheesy – and yet. It has endured. Cynical... Read more
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Rappler
'West Side Story' in Living Color: Race relations onstagethe forefront of most people's minds. West Side Story, the classic 1957 musica
Rappler / Posted yesterday
the forefront of most people's minds. West Side Story, the classic 1957 musical reinterpretation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet – the aristocratic clans of Montagues and Capulets are transformed into rival New York street gangs the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sarah Harding rows with Chad Johnson over ROAST BEEF.room. 'They're all over each other and that’s dull. I don’t want to be around i
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
room. 'They're all over each other and that’s dull. I don’t want to be around it ‘People are going to tire of our little Romeo and Juliet' The lovers spat will come as a surprise to viewers who had seen Chad cement his affections for the star by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fill your life with inspiration, not dramaLondon, Paris, Sydney and Berlin. ADVERTISEMENT “West Side Story” is inspired
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
London, Paris, Sydney and Berlin. ADVERTISEMENT “West Side Story” is inspired by Shakespeare’s tumultuous love story “Romeo and Juliet,” and is set amid the vicious rivalry of teenage gangs in 1950s New York. It’s about the love between two... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘West Side Story’ dances up a stormspecific case of “West Side Story,” the show’s appeal to local audiences is its
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
specific case of “West Side Story,” the show’s appeal to local audiences is its being based on the iconic love story of “Romeo and Juliet,” made even more accessible by some of its characters’ being “modulated” into Puerto Ricans trying to make a... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Sidcot School students perform to sold-out audiences at Edinburgh Fringe Festivalpiece offered audiences an opportunity to decide who should be spared from deat
Weston Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
piece offered audiences an opportunity to decide who should be spared from death: Tybalt, Ophelia, Lady Macbeth, Pyramus or Romeo and Juliet. Stone offered something different, combining storytelling with original music and movement. It follows... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Royal New Zealand Ballet’s first audio descriptionBallet will present its first audio described performances for blind and low vi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Ballet will present its first audio described performances for blind and low vision patrons in Auckland with the balletRomeo and Juliet, which opens in Wellington on 16 August and then tours New Zealand until 24 September.This is the first time... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Silence and shadow and smallness in a stunning ‘West Side Story’at Solaire should be an opportune reminder of how they used to make ‘em. Grante
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
at Solaire should be an opportune reminder of how they used to make ‘em. Granted, the musical is basically Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” transposed to the Manhattan ganglands of old. But here is a world crafted conscientiously, the ups and... Read more
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Calgary Sun
West Side Story comes to Calgaryits summer youth intensive musical, StoryBook is presenting West Side Story, th
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
its summer youth intensive musical, StoryBook is presenting West Side Story, the musical version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet set in an Upper West Side neighbourhood in the mid 1950s. Created by Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
American lead stars of ‘West Side Story’ are Lea Salonga fansBernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and choreography by Jerome Robbins, was i
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and choreography by Jerome Robbins, was inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, “Romeo and Juliet.” The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the 1950s. It explores the... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hampton Fancher on the Edge of Fame“The premise of ‘Romeo und Julia 70,’ a German film in which Tina Sinatra playe
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
“The premise of ‘Romeo und Julia 70,’ a German film in which Tina Sinatra played Julia and I played Romeo, was ‘Would Romeo and Juliet survive in the late sixties?’ And the answer was no. We went around the world twice and shot scenes with... Read more
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Pilipino Star
It takes two to TonyMANILA, Philippines - Known to many as a Romeo and Juliet-like tale reimagined
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Known to many as a Romeo and Juliet-like tale reimagined through the reality of gang violence, West Side Story is one of those musicals that everybody just has to see, no questions asked. But of all the elements that make it a... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly Caribbean Festival, Pirate Day, and other things to do in Philly Aug. 18 to 24Symphony Orchestra Michael Hall conducts an audience-friendly program celebrat
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Symphony Orchestra Michael Hall conducts an audience-friendly program celebrating love, with Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture, excerpts from Richard Rodgers’ The King and I, and John Williams’ Star Wars Episode II:... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Elm Shakespare Seeks To End Feudschild. That tilt toward bringing out the characters’ humanity lies at the hear
New Haven Independent / Posted 4 days ago
child. That tilt toward bringing out the characters’ humanity lies at the heart of Elm Shakespeare Company’s production of Romeo and Juliet, which runs at Edgerton Park until Sept. 3. It applies not only to the leads in the play — the famous... Read more
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DW
Why 'Dirty Dancing' is more than a teen flick |in love with someone from the wrong family is a common refrain in stories of te
DW / Posted 4 days ago
in love with someone from the wrong family is a common refrain in stories of teenage romance dating all the way back to "Romeo and Juliet" - a trope that led some critics, including Roger Ebert, to shoot down the movie before it even hit... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
A Rose by any Other Name Would Smell as Sweettitle. Romeo, doff thy name; And for that name, which is no part of thee, Tak
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
title. Romeo, doff thy name; And for that name, which is no part of thee, Take all myself.”Photo credit Stephen A'CourtRomeo and Juliet, perhaps Shakespeare's best-known coupling, was never intended by the author to be danced, but rather to be... Read more
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Variety
Edinburgh Review: Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘The Divide’the artistically-inclined Elihu both fall for Giella (Weruche Opia), the daught
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
the artistically-inclined Elihu both fall for Giella (Weruche Opia), the daughter of two female “progressive” parents. A Romeo and Juliet story unfolds in the second part, in which a kiss can change a world. First conceived as prose, the play is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Underrated city flight attendants lovethere’s bound to be something you will like.” “There’s a restaurant called Ter
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
there’s bound to be something you will like.” “There’s a restaurant called Terrazza Bar al Ponte in Verona (the city where Romeo and Juliet is set, just an hour away from Milan), which offers a really good view of Ponte Pietra, the oldest bridge in... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Bonded dog duo searching for forever homeis that this isn't the first bonded pair that's come through the doors of the C
KGTV San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
is that this isn't the first bonded pair that's come through the doors of the Chula Vista Animal Care Facility! In October they had a bonded cat dog pair who they named Romeo and Juliet. Fortunately, their version of the story had a happy... Read more
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News.com.au
What flight attendants get up to in this citybe something you will like.” Where to eat: “There’s a restaurant called Terra
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
be something you will like.” Where to eat: “There’s a restaurant called Terrazza Bar al Ponte in Verona (the city where Romeo and Juliet is set, just an hour away from Milan), which offers a really good view of Ponte Pietra, the oldest bridge in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In the wake of Shonda Rhimes' deal with Netflix, a look back at Shondaland's ups and downs at ABCElizabethan period drama, from creator Heather Mitchell and produced by Shondal
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
Elizabethan period drama, from creator Heather Mitchell and produced by Shondaland, was a sequel of sorts to Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Based on the book of the same name by Melinda Taub, the series starred Lashana Lynch as Rosaline Capulet... Read more
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Glamsham.com
The Incredible connection between Amitabh Bachchan and India's freedom struggleBachchan got his name. Interestingly, world's biggest playwright William Shake
Glamsham.com / Posted 7 days ago
Bachchan got his name. Interestingly, world's biggest playwright William Shakespeare in his sublime tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet' has famously discarded the significance of name by the quote “What's in a name? that which we call a rose... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
International musicians ready to hit the high notes again at North Norfolk Music FestivalViola Competition, and pianist Tom Poster team up to perform Bowen, Brahms and
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Viola Competition, and pianist Tom Poster team up to perform Bowen, Brahms and Prokofiev transcriptions of scenes from Romeo and Juliet. Louis Schwizgebel St Mary’s Church, South Creake, August 23, 8pm, £22 Swiss-Chinese pianist Louis... Read more
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The Hindu
U.K. exam regulator mulls fine for Shakespeare blundera blunder in its Shakespeare question that mixed up the two warring clans of th
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
a blunder in its Shakespeare question that mixed up the two warring clans of the Bard’s probably the most popular play ‘Romeo and Juliet’. The Oxford, Cambridge and RSA exam board confused the Capulets and the Montagues in a question on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
60 years & counting: Why West Side Story never gets oldgoing on around us. Entertainment ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
going on around us. Entertainment ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Inspired by the Shakespearean tale Romeo and Juliet, the musical tells of star-crossed young lovers Tony and Maria who are caught up in a racial turf war in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Heartland Festival Orchestra announces ninth season“It is music of now — powerful, rhythmic and colorful.” Also on the program ar
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
“It is music of now — powerful, rhythmic and colorful.” Also on the program are two very different treatments of the Romeo and Juliet story — Sergei Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet Suite” written in 1935, and Leonard Bernstein’s 1961 “West Side... Read more
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The Morning Call
Weekend Go Pick: It's a wrap for Shakespeare in the Parkof Allentown Shakespeare in the Park, which has presented free productions of e
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
of Allentown Shakespeare in the Park, which has presented free productions of everything from “As You Like It” to “Romeo and Juliet” and “Twelfth Night” in the series. The park is a natural amphitheater, and theater-goers can bring... Read more
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Philly.com
Now revealed: Leonard Bernstein's two near-death experiences in Philly - one at gunpoint, one artisticThe Power of Music (March 16-Sept. 2, 2018). Among other things, the exhibit in
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Power of Music (March 16-Sept. 2, 2018). Among other things, the exhibit includes Bernstein’s own annotated copy of Romeo and Juliet, with notes for a show that was first titled East Side Story — evidence of the sometimes-agonizing process... Read more
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Inquirier.net
How a show of ‘hatefulness and ugliness’ became the peerless ‘West Side Story’“At last they had found a viable modern equivalent to the rivalry between the M
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
“At last they had found a viable modern equivalent to the rivalry between the Montagues and Capulets (in Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”), wrote biographer Humphrey Burton in the book titled simply “Leonard Bernstein” (Doubleday,... Read more
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Rappler
'West Side Story' American cast performs in ManilaManila season, which kicked off on August 10 and will run until August 27. The
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
Manila season, which kicked off on August 10 and will run until August 27. The play is inspired by William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, but given a 1950s New York spin. It tells the story of two warring gangs – the American Jets, and the... Read more
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Torontoist
Torontoist's Best of SummerWorks 2017the Toronto Fringe Festival). But unlike those shows, this one isn’t an adaptat
Torontoist / Posted 11 days ago
the Toronto Fringe Festival). But unlike those shows, this one isn’t an adaptation, but is rather inspired by the events of Romeo and Juliet, focusing on a brief final exchange where Romeo’s grief-stricken father pledges to Juliet’s: “For I will... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
The 2017-18 season for local theater, dance, music and more PERFORMING ARTS OUTLOOKOct. 6-8, 13-15 “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”: Dec. 1-3, 8-10 “The Hunchback
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
Oct. 6-8, 13-15 “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”: Dec. 1-3, 8-10 “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”: Feb. 9-11, 16-18 “Romeo and Juliet”: April 6-8, 13-15 “Singin’ in the Rain”: June 8-10, 15-17 DUTCH VILLAGE INN 150 E. State Route 14,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Plot thickens in hairdresser's deathand cash in his life insurance. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the cri
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
and cash in his life insurance. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the criminal complaint charges the rogue Romeo and Juliet: “communicated via cellphones and encrypted communication applications regarding their plan to kill victim... Read more
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The Morning Call
Theater: Parting will be sweet sorrow for final Allentown Shakespeare in the Park showsdate, more than 7,500 residents have enjoyed an Allentown Shakespeare in the Pa
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
date, more than 7,500 residents have enjoyed an Allentown Shakespeare in the Park performance. Previous plays have been: “Romeo and Juliet” (2006), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (2007), “As You Like It” (2009), “Much Ado About Nothing” (2010),... Read more
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NZCity
Tom Daley is enjoying a belated honeymoon in Barcelona, Spain with husband Dustin Lance Blacksee him get hitched. And they weren't shy about providing entertainment for th
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
see him get hitched. And they weren't shy about providing entertainment for their guests as they reenacted a scene from 'Romeo and Juliet' from the balcony ahead of the ceremony. The civil partnership took place in the Cathedral Room at the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Absolutely Fabulous will show future generations how fun life was before BrexitWhitehead’s theme, a bombastic, over-extended progression of brass stabs based
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
Whitehead’s theme, a bombastic, over-extended progression of brass stabs based on “Montague and Capulets” from Profokiev’s Romeo and Juliet, accompanies explosions, flipping screens and vertiginous, rushing circuit boards (plus what is now... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lights, camera, ‘I do!’: Dereham couple plan cinema themed weddingMcConaughey and J. Lo star in this rom-com. Love Actually The ultimate feel-g
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
McConaughey and J. Lo star in this rom-com. Love Actually The ultimate feel-good film of course features a wedding. Romeo and Juliet Baz Luhrmann’s take on Shakespeare’s doomed lovers. The Hangover A bachelor party gone wrong and a... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"I Am Shakespeare" Hits The Screen — And Some Tough Questionssaid, “it was not enough” that the Newhallville-born Green had played Tybalt in
New Haven Independent / Posted 13 days ago
said, “it was not enough” that the Newhallville-born Green had played Tybalt in Elm Shakespeare’s 2009 production of Romeo and Juliet. His exposure to the arts had given him an outlet for his talent and the forging of a possible path to... Read more
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The New Statesman
All the fuss over Brass Eye’s bad taste obscures its technical geniusWhitehead’s theme, a bombastic, over-extended progression of brass stabs based
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
Whitehead’s theme, a bombastic, over-extended progression of brass stabs based on “Montague and Capulets” from Profokiev’s Romeo and Juliet, accompanies explosions, flipping screens and vertiginous, rushing circuit boards (plus what is now... Read more
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express
The marriage that never stood a chance: Prince Charles and Diana had just THIRTEEN datesit was a bit crowded In short, it was the sort of ceremony befitting the celeb
express / Posted 13 days ago
it was a bit crowded In short, it was the sort of ceremony befitting the celebration of a great love between a latter-day Romeo and Juliet. But, as we now know, nothing could have been further from the truth. As the princess revealed from beyond... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rose Byrne tucks her tresses under tissue during windy day in Englandwhite patterned shirt dress. Legs get going! The 38-year-old was dressed a den
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
white patterned shirt dress. Legs get going! The 38-year-old was dressed a denim mini skirt and terra cotta top on set Romeo and Juliet: The Bridesmaids talent plays the lead character Annie in Juliet, Naked, which is adapted from a Nick Hornby... Read more
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metro
10 questions we have after watching the Poldark series 3 finaleand Drake. Elizabeth’s cousin and Demelza’s brother had eyes for each other fr
metro / Posted 14 days ago
and Drake. Elizabeth’s cousin and Demelza’s brother had eyes for each other from the moment they met but it was a classic Romeo and Juliet scenario, with their respective families warring. Poor Morwenna was forced into a marriage with the... Read more
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Scotsman
Singer Lulu uncovers sectarian scandal in her family’s pastblighted Glasgow’s East End in the 1920s almost forced her grandparents apart i
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
blighted Glasgow’s East End in the 1920s almost forced her grandparents apart in a tale likened to “Glasgow’s answer to Romeo and Juliet”. Granddad Hugh was a jailbird from a Catholic family in Townhead, while wife Helen’s family was strongly... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alice Reyes, back at Ballet Philippines, reintroduces company classics to ‘a new audience’of us growing the market,” she added. Among the productions that fans remember
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
of us growing the market,” she added. Among the productions that fans remember most are classics like “Cinderella” and “Romeo and Juliet”; Filipino modern works such as “Amada,” “Itim-Asu,” “Bayanihan Remembered,” “Mga Babae” and “Rama Hari.”... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Arundel ballet star brings U.S. debut of 'Romeo & Juliet' to Glen Burniedancing premiere in September when county-born choreographer and prima ballerin
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
dancing premiere in September when county-born choreographer and prima ballerina Adrienne Canterna brings Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" to open the Maryland Concert Series season. This unique rendition of the timeless tale has toured... Read more
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Variety
Locarno: Alliance For Development Fosters Co-Productions Among Countries Where French, German, and Italian are Spokenand Sébastien Laudenbach, produced by Marc Irmer (Dolce Vita Films) – CNC / MiB
Variety / Posted 15 days ago
and Sébastien Laudenbach, produced by Marc Irmer (Dolce Vita Films) – CNC / MiBACT “L’Amour,” a docu-fiction involving Romeo and Juliet and youths in a Paris banlieu. To be directed by Emma Rosa Simon, produced by Eva Kemme (Basis Berlin... Read more
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