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Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad  

Translated by

A. Al-Azraki

and

James Al-Shamma

~playauthor~Written by~ Monadhil Daoud Albayati , A. Al-Azraki , James Al-Shamma ~playauthor~Translated by~ A. Al-Azraki , James Al-Shamma

Methuen Drama, 2017

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (19), Female (4), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Commissioned by the World Shakespeare Festival, the play uses Shakespeare to comment on contemporary political and social concerns. The feuding families are clearly Shiite and Sunni and the play is full of contemporary references. Paris...