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Romeo and Juliet ;  A Conversation with Greg Schnitzspahn

3/30/2019 Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre
2pm

After the 2pm performance of Romeo and Juliet on Saturday, March 30, stay for a post-show conversation with Gregory Schnitzspahn.

Gregory M. Schnitzspahn’s ongoing scholarship takes an ecofeminist approach to the drama, poetry, and prose of early modern England. His most recent peer-reviewed articles on works by Thomas Middleton (a contemporary and likely collaborator of William Shakespeare’s) can be found at Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England and This Rough Magic. Dr. Schnitzspahn also regularly presents his work at professional, academic meetings, including the Shakespeare Association of America, the Northeast Modern Language Association, and the Shakespearean Studies Seminar at Harvard’s Mahindra Humanities Center. Prior to joining the faculty at Fisher College, Dr. Schnitzspahn taught English composition and literature at Boston College, Suffolk University (in both Boston and Dakar, Senegal), Tufts University, and Lesley University.

 

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About Romeo and Juliet

The most famous love story of all time – and the most moving tale of an ill-fated romance ever told – Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet comes to the Huntington Theatre Company as a thrillingly modern event helmed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois. This astoundingly current, gorgeously realized production nods to the political fractures of our current era, the cultural differences that pull us apart, and the enduring power of passion. If you think you know Romeo and Juliet, you’ve never seen anything like this… and you’ll feel the power of the world’s greatest writer in a whole new way.



Approximate run time: Romeo and Juliet plays in approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes, with one ten-minute intermission. Please note: This production uses flashing lights, extensive haze, and latex balloons that may fall off the front of the stage. There will be live blank ammunition shot onstage at the end of Act I and Act II. Read more on the content warnings for this production.

FREE TICKETS FOR STUDENTS AGED 25 AND UNDER!

We believe that theatre should be accessible to everyone and strive to reflect the diversity of our communities on our stages. By removing the barrier of affordability, we are giving every young person a chance to experience this wonderful production! Tickets are available starting 2 hours before curtain at Huntington Avenue Theatre Ticketing Services. Please bring ID (or any form of age verification). Limit 1 ticket per ID.

FAMILY 4-PACK SPECIAL OFFER!

Bring your family to Romeo and Juliet with code FAMILY4 and get 4 tickets for just $125.

DINNER & A SHOW PACKAGE AT MIDA:

This package includes a three course meal and a glass of wine at MIDA, and a ticket to Romeo and Juliet for $99. Use code MIDA to redeem this offer.

Peter DuBois“I had the time of my life directing Romeo and Juliet in Alaska, and I knew this was the moment to return to Shakespeare’s most moving play. Shakespeare explores the peril of a society possessed by blind tribalism against a love story that has a boundless sense of joy and abandon. This production will show off Boston’s wealth of Shakespearean talent and some incredible performers from across the country.” — Peter DuBois

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