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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
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"Romeo and Juliet"
17 ratings
4.5 average rating
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122 reviews
32 stars
attended Nov 05 2013

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...continued

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20 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 30 2013

I have recently seen several productions of Romeo and Juliet. This one was easily my favorite. Juliet was the strongest Juliet that I have ever seen. The love scenes were passionate. All the acting was quite good. I would recommend this...continued

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13 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 06 2013

Overall a beautiful performance of this classic story. I was pretty tired, and the second act dragged a bit for me. I admit I fell asleep during part. Even the very last scene, I thought, could have moved faster. But I'd never been to the...continued

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“Dynamic … imaginative … exquisite.” — Baltimore Sun
“5 stars … bold, brash and fully of dynamic spirit.” — DC Metro Theater Arts

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