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Romeo & Juliet in the nude

July 18th, 2005 at 08:17pm

The Canberra Theatre Centre and Hutchison Entertainment (advertising at 7:30pm on Prime TV) are bringing Romeo & Juliet to Canberra…but there is an interesting twist to this version….I’ll let the Canberra Theatre Company say it: “featuring the most captivating and sensual nude scenes ever presented on a ballet stage.”

It must be the night of the nudists because SBS World News had some “lots of naked people running” thing as their top story, and then had an encore performance at the end of the news while they filled the remaining 30 seconds or so. I suppose that it is SBS, and nudity is no stranger to SBS, but Prime running an ad for nudity at 7:30?

The Canberra Theatre Company have some interesting seating arrangements for this nude play
Babies under 3 years of age can sit on their parent’s lap
FULL PRICE $79.90

PENSION – AGED / INVALID $69.90
GROUPS 10+ $69.90
SECONDARY STUDENT $69.90

I would have expected this to be in Fyshwick or Mitchell, but alas, it isn’t….not that it matters.

Samuel

Entry Filed under: Bizarreness,Entertainment,General News,Samuel's Editorials,TV/Radio/Media

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