Romeo And Juliet

World of Opera

Gounod's Romeo and Juliet From Madrid

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Host Lisa Simeone presents Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" in a production from the Royal Theater in Madrid. Soprano Sonya Yoncheva and tenor Roberto Alagna star in the title roles.


Movies on the Radio

Music for Love Stories

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Saturday at 9 pm, enjoy a bouquet of tender themes created for on-screen love, including "An Affair to Remember," "Love Story," "Romeo and Juliet" and "Downton Abbey."

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World of Opera

Gounod's Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, March 06, 2014

This week, on World of Opera, host Lisa Simeone presents Gounod's Romeo and Juliet in a production from the Royal Wallonie Opera in Liège, Belgium.


Around Broadway

'Romeo and Juliet' Returns to Broadway

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

In this new Broadway version, the Montagues and the Capulets are of different ethnic origins. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood shares his review.


World of Opera

Bellini's The Capulets and the Montagues from Sweden

Thursday, February 21, 2013

This week's episode on the Operavore stream features a Göteborg Opera production of Bellini's The Capulets and the Montagues from Sweden.


World of Opera

Delius' A Village Romeo and Juliet from Ireland

Thursday, December 20, 2012

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Born in England, Frederick Delius wrote music inspired by his wide-ranging life and locales ranging from the sunshine of Florida to the fiords of Norway. In this opera, A Village Romeo and Juliet, he takes the traditional story of star-crossed lovers and transplants it to a quiet hamlet in Switzerland.


Saturday at the Opera

Gounod's Romeo et Juliette

Friday, July 27, 2012

Soprano Nino Machaidze and tenor Vittorio Grigolo star as the world’s most famous lovers. Placido Domingo conducts an otherwise heavily Russian cast.

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The Takeaway

Iraq's Sunnis and Shiites Set to a Shakespearean Love Story

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Take one of the greatest love stories of all time and replace the Montagues with Sunnis, the Capulets with Shiites, and set the play in Iraq. That’s the premise for the new play “Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad” showing this week at the World Shakespeare Festival in the United Kingdom. Listen to playwright and actor Monadhil Daood.


Performance Club

A Tale of Two Shakespeares

Friday, December 18, 2009

Nature Theater is known for working with everyday language, in all its stop-and-start glory. With their Romeo and Juliet, we're reminded that Shakespearean English, now so lofty, was the language of its day, full of toss offs and bawdy gags.

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