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Greathall Storytelling Recordings by Jim Weiss

Romeo and Juliet

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Ages 9 and Up

  • 2005 Parents’ Choice Silver Award
  • 2006 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award

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Passionate promises beneath the pale moon and deadly sword-play under the blazing sun! Now Jim Weiss seamlessly integrates his own storytelling art with the profound beauty of Shakespeare's famous verse, bringing both young and old listeners the ecstatic joy, sudden sorrow and tender sighs of one of the greatest works of literature's greatest author.

  • Preface
  • Swords in the Street
  • Romeo and Benvolio
  • Count Paris' Proposal
  • Juliet
  • The Wit of Mercutio
  • Masked Dancers
  • Love in a Moonlit Garden
  • Twice Deadly Day
  • Juliet's Secret
  • The Desperate Plan
  • At the Capulet Tomb

"Weiss takes the words of literary figures and contextualizes their famous speeches with lively story...both my 7 and 11 year old daughters listened along intently." - AudioFile

Timeline: Renaissance Italy