Romeo and Juliet

by: William Shakespeare

Companion Texts

The Globe Playing Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

2013.playingshakespeare.org

The Globe Theater in London stages Shakespeare’s plays in a reconstructed Elizabethan theater. This website was put together to accompany the theater’s acclaimed 2013 production of Romeo and Juliet. It features a plot synopsis, discussion of each major character and many other useful resources.

Chop Bard Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Inyourearshakespeare.com

Over twenty forty-minute episodes, this podcast provides a detailed scene-by-scene analysis of Romeo and Juliet, a discussion of the Zeffirelli and Luhrmann films, and a line-by-line translation into contemporary English.

The British Library: Juliet’s eloquence

BL.uk

This insightful article discusses the development of Juliet’s language over the course of the play, with quotations and images from the hundreds of sources in the British Library’s collection. The article also links to many other BL resources relating to Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet.

The Folger Shakespeare Library: Romeo and Juliet

Folger.edu

The Folger Library’s website provides access to a vast range of material about Shakespeare’s life and works. The Romeo and Juliet collection includes a gallery of images from the play’s production history.

The Royal Shakespeare Company: Romeo and Juliet

RSC.org.uk

The RSC has been producing Shakespeare’s plays since 1875. Their website hosts a wealth of resources, ranging from images and video of past productions to interviews with the actors and directors who have tackled Romeo and Juliet


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