MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shakespeare probably never envisioned this — a woman playing Romeo as a woman in a Minneapolis theater production.
Theatre Coup d’Etat plans to present “Romeo and Juliet” next month, with the love-stricken male Romeo played by a woman as a woman.READ MORE: Minneapolis School Damaged During Unrest Reopens Doors After 18 Months
The company says the production will help support Minnesotans United for All Families’ “Pledge to Vote No” campaign against the proposed gay-marriage ban.READ MORE: State Will Offer Gift Cards, Scholarship Drawings As Vaccination Incentives For Kids
Theatre Coup d’Etat says its mission is to “provoke an emotional and analytical response” in audiences.
“Romeo and Juliet” will run Nov. 8-18 at The Southern Theater in Minneapolis. Tickets are $20 general admission.MORE NEWS: 3 Hospitalized After Crash Involving Ambulance In Central Minnesota
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