Musical updating romeo and juliet
That’s when Pat and Neil heard about it and invited me to New York.Turns out, they had been developing a show about their lives and music and we struck up a friendship.It’s a staged reading where we’ll be doing two nights for The Bay Street Theater’s “Under The Stars.” It’s going to be a celebration of Pat and Neil, their music and this new theatrical adventure. I grew up on [Steven] Spielberg and [George] Lucas and will never forget when my mom took me and my brother to a drive-in theater for the first time when I was six to see “E.T.” I looked up at that big screen under the stars and was absolutely mesmerized.(Well, actually he didn't, but none of his sources did… Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a play, intended to be performed live in real time on a stage.Zefferelli wrote a screenplay from Shakespeare's plays, intended to be made into a film.
During their four-decade career, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have forged one of the most successful and iconic partnerships in music history.It’s a tale that blends the modern tone of the theater with the epic musical. Their life and relationship was the real Romeo & Juliet of their era.The industry was constantly trying to keep them apart.I remember saying to my mom, “That’s what I want to do!” At the time I didn’t even know what “that” was, but I knew it was magic.