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Romeo and Juliet: the world’s most famous tragedy by the most famous writer, William Shakespeare, within the realm of Brazilian folklore.
- Shakespeare’s classic story of a forbidden love affair between two young people from rival families adapted to the context of Brazilian popular culture by director Gabriel Villela. The production by Grupo Galpão, which has been making noteworthy theater in Brazil for over thirty years, is filled with humor and language inspired by the countryside of Minas Gerais.
- Regarded by critics as the most extraordinary rendition of Romeo and Juliet in Brazilian contemporary theater, the play was performed 250 times in 10 different countries, the highlight being a season at the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.