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Capital Fringe Festival [“the boozy retelling of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”] Coming to DC Reynolds

by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2014 at 4:50 pm 7 Comments

From an email:

“Petworth-based theater company, LiveArtDC (pronounced “give art”), is bringing the Capital Fringe festival close to home. They will host a production of Shakespeare’s most famous love story, Romeo and Juliet, at Georgia Avenue’s DC Reynolds — re-imagined with beer, flip cup and audience participation.

From the press release:

“LiveArtDC will host the DC premiere of Three Day Hangover’s “R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match” for the 2014 Capital Fringe Festival at DC Reynolds. From rap battles, dance-offs and beer-filled flip cup competitions, the boozy retelling of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” brings the audience into the middle of theater’s best-known family feud.

Buy your tickets now!

Where:
DC Reynolds
3628 Georgia Ave NW
A block south of the Georgia Ave./Petworth Metro stop, on the green and yellow lines

When:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from July 10-26 Weekday shows start at 8 pm; Saturdays, at 9 pm”

  • You can learn more about the show here: http://liveartdc.com/liveartdc-presents/rj-star-crossd-death-match/

    We are so excited!

  • Anonymous

    LiveArtDC is pronounced “give art”? Is that a typo or something?

    • Florista

      I think they mean “live” as in “give,” as opposed to “live” as in “dive.” Right? I like the idea of ‘Living ArtDC,’ if that’s the intent!!

      • That is exactly the intent. Thanks! :-)

        • textdoc

          You might want to add the word “like” to the description — “LiveArtDC (with ‘live’ pronounced like ‘give’).”

        • Sam

          Or just say “rhymes with give art”

    • textdoc

      Yeah, I was wondering if this was one of those “My name is Sghfjh8b but it’s pronounced ‘John'” things.

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