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Romeo and Juliet

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Guthrie Theater

818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Wurtele Thrust Stage

Brought to you by a Homeschool Adventures volunteer organizer!

Please register by: 5:00 pm on Tue, Aug 22, 2017


Pre-Play Presentation

Please check in by 9:30am. For no additional cost, student matinees include an optional 30-minute pre-play presentation during which students learn more about the production directly from professional artists and members of the Guthrie’s staff. Pre-show presentations run from 9:45am–10:15am.

A timeless tale of star-crossed lovers

Description: It’s a story so well-known it scarcely needs an introduction, yet surprisingly the Guthrie has produced it just twice before. Set in Verona, where the rival houses of Capulet and Montague have had a long-standing feud, Romeo and Juliet is Shakespeare’s famous tragedy of star-crossed lovers, filled with all the passion of young love. Underscored by ingenious wit and astonishing beauty, the play pits the bitterness of resentment against the intensity of romance.

by William Shakespeare; directed by Joseph Haj

Play Guides offer students a deeper understanding of Guthrie productions by providing commentaries about the playwright, the play's cultural and historical context and its literary significance, as well as additional sources and questions for classroom use. Play Guides are posted as they are available at guthrietheater.org/education/play_guides

More information: http://www.guthrietheater.org/20172018_season


Post-Play Discussion

For no additional cost, following the matinee performance, you are invited to stay for a post-play discussion with members of the cast. The post-play discussion concludes no more than 40 minutes after the performance ends.

Target age range: Children as young as 8 years old are welcome to attend this Guthrie performance, but the Guthrie's recommended minimum age is 12 years old. All children must have a ticket to enter the theater.

Cost per child/student: $16.00
Cost per adult/educator: $16.00

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