St. Ambrose screens shadow puppet production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’

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You may already know the story of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” but you’ve never experienced it like this! St. Ambrose University presents “Romeo and Juliet – A Web Series in Shadow” Friday evening.

St. Ambrose alum and theatre professor and chair Daniel Rairdin-Hale conceived a unique reimagining of the play, and in collaboration with faculty and students, Rairdin-Hale directed a videotaped version of the bard’s tragic love story using student voice actors and shadow puppets.

“Romeo and Juliet – A Web Series in Shadow” will be screened Friday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Galvin Fine Arts Center on the SAU campus, located at 518 Locust Street in Davenport. Tickets are $8, on sale at the door and here.

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