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Romeo and Juliet Concludes This Weekend on Pier 1

Theater 2020’s critically praised (including by our Heather Quinlan) production of Romeo and Juliet concludes this weekend with two free outdoor performances on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, on Saturday, July 30 starting at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Video and more text after the jump.

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Star Cross’d Romeo and Juliet Come to Brooklyn Heights

Arguably William Shakespeare’s most famous play, “Romeo and Juliet” is currently being staged at St. Charles Borromeo Church on Sidney Place. In this version, presented by Theater 2020, the warring Capulets and Montagues are Muslim and Hindu, with the action largely occurring amid the altar and aisles; the director, David Fuller, also used the pulpit […]

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Romeo and Juliet Cast Announced

Theater 2020 has announced the cast for its novel production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to be staged in July (for performance dates and times, see here). In the photo (double click on it to enlarge) they are: front (L-R) Kareem M.Lucas, Apothecary (puppet), Nicholas Pollifrone; middle (L-R) Brandie Moore, Poonam Basu, Vandit Bhatt, Sampsona […]

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Theater 2020 Presents Hindu/Muslim Romeo and Juliet

Theater 2020, as previously announced here, is presenting Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the Heights this summer. Instead of Renaissance Italy, this production will be set in contemporary India Brooklyn Heights, with a traveling acting troupe portraying Hindus and Muslims in present-day Verona, Italy (got that?). Romeo will be Hindu and Juliet Muslim. The play […]

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Heights’ Theater 2020 Gets Boost From Times

Wednesday’s Times had a piece on outdoor theater performances this summer, and includes our own Theater 2020’s production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, which will have two free performances on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, one on Saturday, July 30 starting at 6:00 p.m., and one on Sunday, July 31, starting at 2:00 p.m. Noting […]

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