ROMEO AND JULIET BEFORE SHAKESPEARE AND AFTER_ EDUCATION_WHATS ON_ MASTHEAD IMAGE

John Wolfson's Annual Perspective

Romeo & Juliet: Before Shakespeare & After

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The story of Romeo & Juliet did not begin with Shakespeare, and it did not end with Shakespeare. In his annual talk, John Wolfson will discuss the Romeo & Juliet legend as it existed before Shakespeare, and how it was revised by dramatists after Shakespeare.

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£5 Standing
£10 All seats

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Running time: 1 hour

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