Monday, March 14, 2016
Well, the trip's over, and I'm flying home. I feel like I've been gone forever. My mind's too fuzzy to even try to write anything cogent. But luckily I tucked away a little something, just in case. Back to more substantial fare tomorrow.
So I took my 100 readers to "Romeo and Juliet" a couple weeks back. Everyone seemed to have a good time. One thing I noticed is the audience, which at the Lyric can skew toward the antediluvian, seemed considerably younger: college students. High school students, even. I assumed they were drawn by love of the romance of the familiar Shakespeare tale of romance.
Or maybe not-so-familiar.
As we were leaving the lovely Civic Opera House, I overheard heard a young woman exclaim to another:
"You didn't know they died?"