I’m off to see the Shakespeare on Wednesday – Romeo and Juliet. I do love Shakespeare and I’m happy to see the same plays over and again, perhaps because no two versions are really the same.
This one sounds like it’s going to be a lot of fun. The production is by a group called the Watermill Theatre and I will be seeing it at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre, near where I live.
There’s an aspect to this version which will be a big plus for some people but perhaps not so much for others – it’s described as being contemporary.
Where do you stand on Shakespeare being given a modern look? Does it sound interesting or fill you with horror?
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