Sunday, May 19

Tag: Rosaline and Juliet

Rosaline and Juliet – Greenside @ Infirmary Street
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Rosaline and Juliet – Greenside @ Infirmary Street

What can you do in 20 minutes? Write a grocery list. Meditate. Take a walk around your neighbourhood. Or…  Watch Tale Blazers’ creative and highly entertaining ‘Rosaline and Juliet’. As in Shakespeare’s famous ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Rosaline is Juliet’s cousin (never seen in that play) and the reason Romeo Montague turns up at enemy-family Capulet’s ball where he meets Juliet. Why? Because he was courting Rosaline. Yep, romantic Romeo swaps one cousin for another - and here we see those cousins deal with that, with wit, with real talk and with love. Created and performed by Lara Lawman and Lily Roberts, Ju and Ros are brought to modern life, despite their 16th century setting within Juliet’s bedchamber. Two screens serve to create her window, famous for ‘the balcony scene’ ...