The Lantern Staff
April 12th, 2023
On April 6th, 2023, UC Clermont hosted the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company as they performed the classic drama “Romeo and Juliet.” The performance was held in the Krueger Auditorium across from the library on campus. The free event was sponsored by the English, Languages and Fine Arts Department.
Providing a modern twist on the penultimate Shakespearean drama, the six piece ensemble gave a rousing, cathartic rendition with a low budget set design and wardrobe. Through roughly an hour and forty-five minutes, the mostly black clad cast changed costumes only a handful of times and indicated set changes by relocating small, red boxes on stage.
Here is what we saw: