Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare in Production Series) / Edition 1

Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare in Production Series) / Edition 1

by William Shakespeare
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521667690

ISBN-13: 9780521667692

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Romeo and Juliet has always been one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on stage and film. This edition provides the full text of the play as well as a thorough account of its production history, equally useful for the scholar, actor and director. The introduction examines major changes over four centuries of theatrical production. The commentary provides detailed

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Overview

Romeo and Juliet has always been one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on stage and film. This edition provides the full text of the play as well as a thorough account of its production history, equally useful for the scholar, actor and director. The introduction examines major changes over four centuries of theatrical production. The commentary provides detailed examples of how different performers, from Henry Irving and Ellen Terry to Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes, have brought life and death to Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521667692
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Shakespeare in Production Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Series editors' preface; Editor's note; List of abbreviations; Select chronology of English-language performances; Introduction; Romeo and Juliet and commentary; Index.

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