Rival Families, Two Teens in Love, A Dismal Fate Awaits
By Sally Deering
“These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder
Which, as they kiss, consume.”
Mackenzie Menter as Juliet and Joshua Blount as Romeo in HSC’s Romeo & Juliet.
What happens when two feuding families poison the love of their offspring with their hatred? Do the sins of the fathers cast evil on their children? Can love ever survive when surrounded by hate?
These are the questions that come to mind in Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, the story of two star-crossed lovers who cannot escape the rivalry of their families and although they are madly, deeply in love, theirs comes to a tragic end. Continue reading LOVE HURTS-Hudson Shakespeare Presents Romeo & Juliet in Hudson Parks