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Staging the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet

In an earlier post on the subject of Juliet’s balcony, I talked about the original staging of this scene, and how the scene came to be known¬† as “the balcony scene” even though in Elizabethan England the word balcony was … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet’s balcony scene

Over the past few weeks a lively discussion has been going on at the Shakespeare noticeboard SHAKSPER under the title “Balcony”. The so-called balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet is probably Shakespeare’s most famous single scene, and no wonder as … Continue reading

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