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10/23/08 — Romeo and Juliet speak ... in Spanish

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Romeo and Juliet speak ... in Spanish

By Winkie Lee
Published in News on October 23, 2008 1:46 PM


Spring Creek High School student Veronica Binar reads lines from "Romeo and Juliet" while Joseph Henderson, artistic director of Walltown Children's Theatre, listens. Henderson has been leading workshops at different Wayne County schools this week that have students studying the classic in English and Spanish. An abbreviated Spanish-language version of "Romeo and Juliet" will be performed Friday morning for students and Friday night for the public.

Veronica Binar looked shyly at the script she was holding, speaking in Spanish as the 14-year-old Juliet, the doomed heroine in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." On Tuesday afternoon, the sophomore was standing in Edith Sosa's Spanish for Native Speakers classroom...

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