Capulets and Montagues

Capulets and Montagues

bitter feud between these two houses leads to tragedy. [Br. Lit.: Romeo and Juliet]
See: Rivalry
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Llanelli's historic Parc Howard, left, will be hosting one of Shakespeare's iconic plays with a twist - a mods and rockers themed Romeo & Juliet with Capulets and Montagues having a violent confrontation on their minds.
Like the Capulets and Montagues or the Hatfields and McCoys, political feuds in Ireland and Australia are kept alive for hundreds of years as they are handed down through the generations.
Now the brothers claim there's no personal animosity, and we all smirk, 'Yeah, right.' If brothers can't work in each other's interest, what hope for two feuding Italian families called the Capulets and Montagues? Romeo and Juliet is, of course, the story of scrapping gangs and star-cross'd lovers.
There is mayhem in the houses of the Capulets and Montagues, with Friar Laurence trying to provide the one medium of decency and decorum.
When the Capulets and Montagues meet, the music also reflects the tension between them, and it reminds the audience that a quarrel is on the way.
A hop hop ballet infused with rap-poetry arias, Rome & Jewels is the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, though more indebted to West Side Story (the Capulets and Montagues are the Caps and the Monster Q's) and Baz Luhrmann's 1996 film than to Shakespeare.
Even the reconciliation between Capulets and Montagues occurred in the cramped quarters of this graveyard-crypt.
Clwyd Theatr Cymru's outstanding director Terry Hands is therefore most aptly named and he has firmly grasped this classic of the warring Capulets and Montagues and woven it into a gloriously timeless story that yet has a resonance for this age.
It is against this urban backdrop that Gareth Withers makes his directing debut with a skilled Criterion cast who add gun-toting to Shakespeare's knife-wielding Capulets and Montagues in this fine production.
When the Capulets and Montagues arrived at the tomb, the friar told them of the unhappy fate which had befallen Romeo and Juliet, whose only sin had been to love.
It succeeds, as danced battles resonate like verbal insults hurled between the rival camps of the Capulets and Montagues.