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OnStage at Connecticut College presents ´Romeo and Juliet´ Feb. 10

NEW LONDON, Conn. - OnStage at Connecticut College will present The Acting Company and Guthrie Theater´s "Romeo and Juliet" Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. The Acting Company, a New York company known for its productions of classic plays, and the award-winning Guthrie Theater, based in Minneapolis, Minn., have partnered to produce this national tour of Shakespeare´s iconic tragedy about young, star-crossed lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. Both acting groups have been nationally recognized for their excellence in theater. Mel Gussow, an acclaimed theater critic for The New York Times, said, "The Acting Company endures as the major touring classical theater in the United States," and Newsweek has described Guthrie Theater as "brazen, outrageous and wonderful." Tickets are $26, $21 and $16 for general admission; $23.50, $19 and $14 for seniors; and $13, $10.50 and $8 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call (860) 439-ARTS. OnStage at Connecticut College is presented with support from Citizens Bank, Chubb Federal Insurance Company, The Day, The Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism and Charter Oak Credit Union. About Connecticut College Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1900 students from all across the country and throughout the world. On the college´s 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives. The college, founded in 1911, is known for its unique combination of interdisciplinary studies, international programs, funded internships, student-faculty research and service learning. For more information, visit --CC--

January 28, 2010