Published March 30, 2016

‘Romeo and Juliet’

Chicago’s Teatro Vista to present Shakespeare play on April 5
William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet will be staged for one night only at Monmouth College’s Wells Theater on April 5 at 5 p.m. The play will be performed by Teatro Vista, a premier Chicago theatre company dedicated to nurturing and presenting voices that explore the wealth and variety of the human experience from a Latino perspective. The performance is free and open to the public.

“As our student demographics continue to change and as part of the College’s commitment to diversity, the Office of Intercultural Life and the department of modern languages, literatures and cultures (MLLC) is pleased to bring this production to campus,” said Carina Olaru, assistant professor of MLLC.

The performance will be preceded by a meet-and-greet at 4:45 p.m. and followed by a talk-back with the cast.

Teatro Vista (“theatre with a view”) was founded in 1990 to address the lack of opportunities for Latina artists and other artists of color, and to explore the new work of Latino writers that challenged not only the actor and director, but also the audience.
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