Sharpen your students’ skills as close readers and critical thinkers by “reading” side-by-side scenes from past Chicago Shakespeare productions.
"Reading" a Performance: Romeo and Juliet
How do actors’ and directors’ choices influence our understanding of Mercutio? Track Mercutio’s characterization in three different Chicago Shakespeare productions of Romeo and Juliet.
- VIDEO: “Characterizing Mercutio” Playlist
- PDF: Activity Guide | "Reading Mercutio" Worksheet | "Performing Mercutio" Worksheet | Cutting Text How To's