Romeo and Juliet
The Sourcebooks Shakespeare brings the Shakespeare page to life. This remarkable edition of Romeo & Juliet is both the easiest way to understand the play and the best way to experience the full power and depth of the play.
This dynamic book includes an integrated audio CD that showcases key scenes from great performances past and present. You'll experience the play like never before-it's the next best thing to seeing the play performed live.
Each book offers:
* The full play, with line notes and a concurrent glossary
* Scholars and theatre producers discussing the play and popular culture
* Comments from every cast member of a current production.
This is also a very visual text, including:
* Photographs from great performances
* Costume designs and set renderings from different productions
* Production notes that take you inside the stage experience
Exclusive to The Sourcebooks Shakespeare and like no other edition of Romeo & Juliet, our audio CD and unique focus on the play as performed on the stage and on film brings the play to life.
* Ellen Terry from 1911
* The Renaissance Theatre production with Kenneth Branagh, Sir Jon Gielgud and Dame Judi Dench
* Modern scenes with Kate Beckinsale and Joseph Fiennes
* About the 1811 production in Covent Garden, London
* And see how the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 2005 cast approaches the play
* Page facsimiles from the Garrick-Kemble text from the late 1700s
* Costume designs and set renderings from Sir John Gielgud's 1935 production
* Photographs from Romeo + Juliet directed by Baz Luhrmann
Narrated by: Sir Derek Jacobi
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Review: Romeo and JulietUser Review - Emani - Goodreads
I honestly disliked this play initially. Not only did I have to read it two years in a row (once in the 8th grade and twice my Freshman year) but it failed to meet my expectations of "the greatest ... Read full review
Review: Romeo and JulietUser Review - Mark Jones - Goodreads
It's an interesting proposition, rating this, the legendary story of romance against which all others are necessarily compared... "Never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet an her Romeo ... Read full review
In Covent Garden London in 1811
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Chicago Shakespeare Theaters 2005 Cast
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