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Romeo and Juliet is Shakespeare's famous tragedy of two "star-crossed lovers" from rival houses. Romeo and Juliet meet at a party and fall instantly in love, realizing too late that their families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are mortal enemies. Braving parental opposition, the teenage lovers marry in secret, with the aid of the well-intentioned Friar Lawrence. Yet, as Shakespeare has often observed, the course of true love does not run smoothly, and Romeo and Juliet must risk death to be together. (summary by Elizabeth Klett)Cast:Escalus: David MuncasterParis: mbMontague: Chris HughesCapulet: Andy MinterOld Man and Friar Lawrence: Alan Davis DrakeRomeo: Simon TaylorMercutio: Andrew LebrunBenvolio: David NicolTybalt: Joshua B. ChristensenFriar John: Sean McKinleyBalthasar: Scott D. FarquarSampson: EstherGregory: David O'ConnellPeter and Second Watchman: GesineAbraham and First Watchman: CalibanApothecary: Lucy PerryFirst Musician and Second Citizen: Laurie Anne WaldenSecond Musician: om123Third Musician: Aaron WaldenChorus: ancillaPage: C. J. NowakLady Montague: Christie NowakLady Capulet: Cori SamuelJuliet: Elizabeth KlettNurse: Kristin HughesFirst Servant: Abigail BartelsSecond Servant: Lizzie DriverThird Watchman: bryfeeFirst Citizen: Rhys LawsonNarrator: David LawrenceAudio Edited by: Elizabeth Klett

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