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Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet

Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet

A classic tale of family rivalries in medieval Verona takes shape in this new IPTV production, Des Moines Metro Opera Presents: Romeo and Juliet. This romantic tragedy details the account of two forbidden young lovers who transcend it all and is as famous as any story ever told. Writer Charles Gounod’s unforgettable music brings Shakespeare's tale to a new level of poignancy and power, laughter and tears. The program is performed in French with English supertitles and was recorded in June 2013. [149 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Program Description: A classic tale of family rivalries in medieval Verona takes shape in this new IPTV production, Des Moines Metro Opera Presents: Romeo and Juliet. This romantic tragedy details the account of two forbidden young lovers who transcend it all and is as famous as any story ever told. Writer Charles Gounod’s unforgettable music brings Shakespeare's tale to a new level of poignancy and power, laughter and tears. The program is performed in French with English supertitles and was recorded in June 2013.

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