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IT WAS ALWAYS the love affair to end all love affairs and give birth to a myriad of platitudes and clichés about the universal tale of boy meeting girl, in spite of social barriers, and boy loving girl in the midst of catastrophe. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has been reinterpreted in easily a million different contexts, since 1594, when it was written. Arguably one of the wiser and more sophisticated versions of this tragedy graced the stage of Montecasino early this month in a brief season. Performed by four actors and crafted to fit in the context of an illicit play within a play about boys, it’s a work which, directed by Fred Abrahamse, offers a gloss not only on the complexity of young love, but on the testosterone pumping energy of four boys in a Catholic high school.
And all the elements are in place, from a set that credibly…
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