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Romeo and Juliet

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"Romeo and Juliet (Clip 1)"
Excerpt from Act 2, Scene 2: Capulet's orchard

Actors: Nancy Carroll (Juliet), Gerald Kyd (Romeo)

Clip length: 29 sec
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"Romeo and Juliet (Clip 2)"
Excerpt from Act 5, Scene 3 :A churchyard; in it a tomb belonging to the Capulets.

Actors: Nancy Carroll (Juliet), Gerald Kyd (Romeo)

Clip length: 31 sec
  Performed by:
The Royal Shakespeare Company (www.rsc.org.uk)

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Synopsis:

"What's in a name huh?
You see there's this guy and he loves this girl right?
The girl, she loves the guy, okay?
You wid me so far? So far so rom-com, right?
Wrong.
You see this guy's family and this girl's family don't get along, capiche?
I mean REALLY don't get along.
And when this guy's family and this girl's family find out what's going on, well...
Let's just say there's going to be A SITUATION."

Love huh? It'll kill you every time.

Rated NC-17. Contains scenes of macho posturing and inappropriate use of a balcony.

"Would have made a great musical!"
- Francis Pentangelo

History:

aka "The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet"

Probably written late 1594 to early 1595

Revised 1597-1599

First published in 1597

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You can read the full text of
"Romeo and Juliet" at MIT.edu:
"Romeo and Juliet: Entire Play"

You can find a full synopsis of
"Romeo and Juliet" at Bardweb.net:
"Shakespeare Resource Center - Romeo and Juliet"

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