Romeo and Juliet

How Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' could foretell the revival of the Lakers-Celtics rivalry in the NBA

Historically, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics have been the NBA's marquee rivalry, and despite its secondary status in recent years, there is a chance it could revive itself.<p>First, it was Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell. Next came Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. Most recently, Kobe …

Boston Celtics

If "Romeo And Juliet" Was Made Into A Netflix Teen Movie, I Guarantee That These 31 Things Would Happen

Spoiler: In this version, no one dies.<p>1. Instead of being called plain old <i>Romeo and Juliet</i>, it would be called something way more ~jazzy~ like <i>Star Crossed.</i><p><b>2. Romeo would be played by Noah Centineo, and he would be a popular but sensitive senior trying to get into college on a football …

Noah Centineo

Hobo Johnson and The Lovemakers: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest entrant Hobo Johnson and The Lovemakers rose to internet stardom with the viral performance of their jubilant, spoken-word-like track “Peach Scone.” The music from the five-piece act, which was selected to be featured on NPR, is both kindhearted and youthful, …

Divorce

Love Lives (and Dies) by Excitement

I’m writing a book called <i>Shakespeare and the Art of Love</i>. My basic premise for it—and for Shakespeare’s Love Lessons—is this: if you have questions …

Relationships

Australia Casting: Join Melbourne Shakespeare Company’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ + More

Are you more of a Montague or a Capulet? The Melbourne Shakespeare Company is looking to put together an ensemble of actors for its upcoming …

William Shakespeare

This Is What It'd Be Like If Shakespeare Characters Could Text In 2018

To text, or not to text.

William Shakespeare

It’s ‘Bodyguard’ fan theory time: is it actually a modern day retelling of Romeo and Juliet?

• Bodyguard<p>What if Jed Mercurio's latest shock plot-twist is all a Shakespearian ruse?<p>Sometimes, a rare telly show seems to unite the whole nation in …

Jed Mercurio

Verona Blood

Overview<p>Verona Blood by Lili St. Germain<p>San Francisco is going to burn if the coveted princess of California’s criminal underworld isn’t returned to …

San Francisco

Holocaust Themes Add Historical Significance to ‘Romeo and Juliet’

<b>William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy “Romeo and Juliet”</b> gains extra emotional and historical resonance in director Shira Dubrovner’s staging at The …

Jewish Culture

The Unexpected T-shirt Trend That Has Taken Over the High Street

Among the leopard print, we've spotted an unlikely T-shirt trend that is all over the high street right now — TV and movie T-shirts. You can wear …

Fashion (UK)

Plays: 'Romeo and Juliet'

Casting Shakespeare's, "Romeo and Juliet." Project description: "This family friendly show will be in MSC's unique style combining live music, larger …

Live Music

This Bodyguard fan has an inspired theory about what’s REALLY going on after episode 4’s twist

CONTAINS SPOILERS Is Jed Mercurio's drama actually a modern re-telling of Romeo and Juliet?<p><b>**Contains major spoilers for episode four of …

TV Series

Bodyguard creator explains that shock twist

<p><i>Bodyguard</i> viewers were shocked to discover that the Home Secretary Julia Montague (played by <b>Keeley Hawes</b>) was killed off at the end of the third …

Celebrity (UK)

Get a Glimpse of Emma Roberts and Hayden Christensen's Pizza-Themed Rom-Com, Little Italy

Much like peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, and avocado and toast, it appears there's no better combination than pizza and an adorable romantic comedy. At least that's what it seems judging from our exclusive clip from the upcoming rom-com <b>Little Italy</b>.<p>Emma Roberts stars as Nikki, an …

Romantic Comedy

Brilliant Details That Make Us Love Hot Fuzz

1. Fans know that the man dressed as Father Christmas (who stabs Nicholas Angel through the hand in a flashback) is played by Lord of the Rings …

Humor

'Shakespeare,' Mozart and Verdi in Williamsburg

The livelier performing arts are alive and well in Williamsburg, and on full display this weekend and in the days to come.<p>To wit, a period stage …

Williamsburg

Top iPad apps on sale

Find daily discounts on top iPad apps here as we scan the store to select only the best apps with super savings on their normal price. Sign up to our …

Apps

Why you recognise Richard Madden who plays David Budd in the Bodyguard

Richard Madden appeared in Game of Thrones as King of the North Robb Stark. [BBC/World]<p>Richard Madden has been turning heads with his hard-hitting …

TV Series

BWW Review: Group Rep Presents a Fresh Perspective on ROMEO AND JULIET

<i>Romeo and Juliet/</i><i>by William Shakespeare/</i><i>directed by Shira Dubrovner/</i><i>choreographed by Stan Mazin/</i><i>Group rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre, NoHo/</i><i>through</i> …

West Side Story

Woman kept prisoner by boyfriend who wanted them to die 'like Romeo and Juliet'

A woman was kept prisoner by her partner who wanted them to both die "like Romeo and Juliet".<p>Sophie Crockett is now free from Simon Matthew Tibble …

Mental Health

How old was Claire Danes in Romeo and Juliet, when did the Homeland star marry Hugh Dancy and how many children do they have?

CLAIRE Danes was one of Hollywood's most recognisable women in the 90s thanks to a starring role opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Romeo and Juliet.<p>She's …

Claire Danes

A Short History of America’s ‘Tamale Wars’

Their popularity made for some bloody turf wars.<p>Food trends don’t usually incite extreme violence. But in early 20th-century America, the popularity …

Webcomics

BWW Interview: Shira Dubrovner Talks ROMEO AND JULIET at Group Rep

<b>Director Shira Dubrovner serves as the Artistic Director of the Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre and the Festival Director of the Mammoth Lakes Film</b> …

Film Festivals

Should we scoff at the idea of love at first sight?

For a lecture course I teach at Brown University called “Love Stories,” we begin at the beginning, with love at first sight.<p>To its detractors, love …

Relationships

Full George Balanchine dance part of BalletMet's annual park performance

BalletMet's annual Rhythm on the River performance in Bicentennial Park will feature a complete work by George Balanchine<p>BalletMet’s annual …

The Columbus Dispatch

Sonnets meet sexting: This 'Romeo and Juliet'–inspired digital experience pairs you with a stranger

It may seem a tad counterintuitive at first, but when theater artist <b>Jessica Creane</b> set out to explore intimacy in the digital form, the first thing …

William Shakespeare

Royal Mail release special stamp collection for Old Vic bicentenary

<b>Some of the UK's best-known actors feature on stamps released to celebrate the bicentenary of the Old Vic - one of Britain's leading theatres.</b><p>Each of the stamps released by the Royal Mail feature an image of an actor pictured during a celebrated performance at the venue in London.<p>They range from …

Royal Mail

The 5 People You’ll Meet When You Study Abroad

Whether you’ve just come home from studying abroad for the summer or you’re anxiously waiting to get on the plane at the start of fall semester, …

Study Skills

'Move over Romeo and Juliet, meet the Viking and the policewoman!' First Dates Hotel viewers melt after doting dad Luke sweeps tattooed Emma off her feet

So often First Dates Hotel leaves viewers feeling disillusioned with the dating process, as couples are wined and dined before going their separate …

Lifestyle (UK)

When A1 and Lyrica Tried to Announce Their Pregnancy, Their Families Started an All-Out Brawl on Love & Hip Hop Hollywood

These lovers might be more star-crossed than Romeo and Juliet with the way their families feud!

Rap & Hip-Hop