Go to this link and explore all the R and J options. There are modern interpretations, ballets, Operas,
there is a filmed stage version on youtube with Orlando Bloom, as well as others. Shakespeare in Love is
also an option. It is fiction about how Shakespeare came to write Romeo and Juliet. A knowledge of R
and J is very helpful to understanding the fun and humor in the movie.
Watch another version and then answer the following:
Likes and dislikes of the production
How well did it follow the story?
Compare and contrast to the version we watched in class
If it is based on R and J, what elements were included, which were changed in the story?
After studying the play, how did your knowledge help you better understand and critique the