Romeo and Juliet: The World's Most Famous Love Story at Folger Theatre
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The last date listed for Romeo and Juliet was Sunday December 1, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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History, myth and a contemporary wit are frequent bedfellows in Scottish poet Carol Ann Duffy's work. A celebrated and award-winning poet, writer and playwright, Duffy has won the T.S. Eliot Prize and a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, among others, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in 2009, the first woman to hold the position. Her collections of poetry include The Bees, Rapture and Jubilee Lines. For this appearance, she'll read selections from her own work and from her favorite works by others. Learn More
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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I really liked it; almost a five. Excellent story telling. With the exception of Lord Capulet, most of the characters stayed within a very tight range. You knew that Juliet was one smart cookie and that Romeo was in love with being in love, in addition to being in love with Juliet. Lord Capulet -- he was a crazy man. You never knew what he was going to do. Really enjoyed hearing the commentary of the high school students who were attending the play; they were relating to the characters on the stage as peers.
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