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Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival
July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until July 21, 2019
The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival returns for its twenty-ninth annual Shakespeare by the Sea production July 11-14 and 18-21. This year, the company will stage what is arguably the bard’s most well-known play: Romeo and Juliet. The tragic tale set in Verona, Italy, follows two teens from feuding families who find themselves in the throes—and eventual downfall—of love. Written between 1594 and 1596, Romeo and Juliet was an instant success in Shakespeare’s day and continued to gain popularity in the centuries that followed. In recent history, the drama has been interpreted as a musical (West Side Story) and in popular film adaptations, most notably the Baz Luhrmann–directed iteration starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes in the title roles. The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival will introduce the world to two new star-crossed lovers, with performances scheduled for 8 p.m. at Seabreeze Amphitheater in Jupiter’s Carlin Park. The show runs July 11th-21st, Thursdays through Sundays from 8-10pm. Admission is free, but a $5 donation is suggested.