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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Recording of a student production of Romeo and Juliet by the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance. It is set in 2020 Verona during the Coronavirus pandemic, with the chorus (performed by two actors) presented as TV news anchors.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Transmission details
8 May 2021
Duration
111 mins

Credits

Director
Sam White
Cast
Nico DanglaRomeo
Leyla BeydounJuliet
Mary HandsomeMercutio
Kendall YoungFriar Laurence
Edie CrowleyNurse
Adam OrtegaCapulet
Adam RogersApothecary
Andrew OtchereGregory
Bianca Garfinkle[member of ensemble]
Erik DagobergParis
Jalen SteudleAbram
Kieran WestphalAnchor 1 (Hal Dodds) (Chorus)
Kush SoniBalthasar
Lenin IzquierdoFriar John
Mackenzie HolleyAnchor 2 (Babbs Wallace) (Chorus)
Nathan CorrellTybalt
Oliver KleinBenvolio
Ruby PérezEscalus, Prince of Verona
Simone ClotilePeter
Stefania GonzalezLady Capulet
Steven Michael JeanServant
Uli OteroSampson

Additional Details

Theatre
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
Made under strict Covid safety protocols with actors performing their roles under masks (with the exception of the scenes between Romeo and Juliet without any other characters).
History
Filmed between 18 and 21 February 2021 at the University of Michigan.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/Wq55y6yguaI
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Sly Pup Productions

Web
https://slypupproductions.com/ External site opens in new window
Name

SMTD University Productions

Sponsor

Name

University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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