Library to Host Romeo and Juliet Film Marathon

Olivia Hussey as Juliet, 1968
Olivia Hussey as Juliet, 1968
Written by Leanne Hillery, Associate Librarian

Friday, February 12, 2010
11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Library Exhibit Area

On Friday, February 12th the Library will follow-up on our discussion of Romeo and Juliet with a marathon screening of four classic and modern adaptations of the play:

  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Romeo and Juliet (1936) Not Rated
    Starring Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard; Directed by George Cukor.
  • 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Romeo + Juliet (1996) Rated PG-13
    Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes; Directed by Baz Luhrmann.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Romeo & Juliet (1968) Rated PG
    Starring Olivia Hussey, Leonard Whiting; Directed by Franco Zeffirelli.
  • 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. West Side Story (1961) Not Rated – Musical
    Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno; Directed by Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise.

The films will be shown in the Library Exhibition Area. Informal discussion will follow each film. Snacks will be provided

For more information contact Leanne Hillery at 757-352-4168 or