Mercutio


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Mercutio

clever, comic foil to Romeo. [Br. Lit.: Romeo and Juliet]
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Cut to a Donald Trump rally in Alabama last week, where black activist Mercutio Southall decided to voice his protest at the usual racist, anti-immigrant nonsense Trump was spouting from the stage.
Company manager Alex Farrell, who is also playing the role of Romeo's friend Mercutio, said: "We are all very excited to be performing at such an historic building as Middleton Hall.
Among the cast is Welshman Steffan Donnelly who plays Mercutio and was raised on Anglesey.
Scott Reid is a spirited and humorous Mercutio and Sara Lloyd-Gregory, as usual, is a scenestealer as she completely encapsulates the stilettowearing and chainsmoking Lady Capulet.
The cast also includes Shawn John and Lois Crawford as Romeo's friends Mercutio and Benvolio.
Romeo is played by Mumbai- born Amar Muchchala and Vikrant Subramanian adorns the role of his witty friend Mercutio.
Mercutio replies: "Good king of cats, nothing but one of your nine lives.
Potentially grand cinematic moments, such as the duel between Mercutio and Tybalt, lie flat on the screen.
With the action mostly taking place on the School Hall floor, rather than the stage, the deaths of Tybalt and Mercutio - played with great swagger by Michael Thomas and Eddie Farrell - had real impact.
He asserted that he could actually play the role of Romeo and Mercutio from 'Romeo And Juliet'.
A memorable performance was by Mercutio -- a full cast list was not provided by The Globe, even online, so I can't name the actors -- played as a garrulous, loud-mouthed bullyboy rather than as the tormented, deceptively sparkling firework of a character in other productions.
His Scottish Mercutio came off so well that Roberts asked him to perform it again for a visit by dignitaries.