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[[Image:1982noblemadness.JPG|thumb|300px|Kermit and Piggy in a Hallmark wall decoration.]]
 
[[Image:1982noblemadness.JPG|thumb|300px|Kermit and Piggy in a Hallmark wall decoration.]]
 
[[Image:Theaterinthepark2-1.jpg|thumb|300px|Romeo and Alphabet.]]
 
[[Image:Theaterinthepark2-1.jpg|thumb|300px|Romeo and Alphabet.]]
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[[Video:Sesame Street Romeo and Alphabet with Telly|thumb|right|300px]]
   
 
'''''Romeo and Juliet''''' is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright [[William Shakespeare]] about two young "star-cross'd lovers" whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with [[Hamlet]], is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers.
 
'''''Romeo and Juliet''''' is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright [[William Shakespeare]] about two young "star-cross'd lovers" whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with [[Hamlet]], is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
* [[Garth Brooks]] and [[Miss Piggy]] attempt to perform the Balcony Scene on [[Episode 102: Garth Brooks|episode 102]] of ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', but they are interrupted by [[Andy and Randy]] as the Two Gentlemen of Verona. Eventually, they bring the balcony (and their aunt Piggy) down.
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* [[Garth Brooks]] and [[Miss Piggy]] attempt to perform the Balcony Scene on [[Episode 102: Garth Brooks|episode 102]] of ''[[Muppets Tonight]]'', but they are interrupted by [[Andy and Randy]] as the Two Gentlemen of Verona. Eventually, they bring the balcony (and their aunt Piggy) down.
   
 
* In 1982, [[:Category:Hallmark|Hallmark]] also released a [[Wall Decorations (Hallmark)|wall decoration]] featuring [[Kermit the Frog]] and Miss Piggy as the star crossed lovers.
 
* In 1982, [[:Category:Hallmark|Hallmark]] also released a [[Wall Decorations (Hallmark)|wall decoration]] featuring [[Kermit the Frog]] and Miss Piggy as the star crossed lovers.
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*[[Rudolf Nureyev]] played Romeo in a 1966 televised ballet
 
*[[Rudolf Nureyev]] played Romeo in a 1966 televised ballet
   
*[[Joseph O'Conor]] played Friar Laurence in a television adaptation
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*[[Joseph O'Conor]] played Friar Laurence in a television adaptation
   
 
*[[Pete Postlethwaite]] played Father Laurence in ''Romeo + Juliet'' (1996)
 
*[[Pete Postlethwaite]] played Father Laurence in ''Romeo + Juliet'' (1996)

Revision as of 20:54, August 3, 2012

1982noblemadness

Kermit and Piggy in a Hallmark wall decoration.

Theaterinthepark2-1

Romeo and Alphabet.

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Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare about two young "star-cross'd lovers" whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers.

References

  • At the end of a "Monster Clubhouse" sketch, Mel (in monster-gibberish) remarks that "Parting is such sweet sorrow", a line spoken by Juliet in Act II of the play.

Connections

  • Kenneth Branagh has appeared in a production(date unknown, but it was prior to 1990)
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