Correction: It was brought to the author's attention that "wherefore" actually means "why," not "where." Clearly, the story's lead did not reflect this. St. Louis Park Patch regrets the error—and the author's obvious lack of Shakespearean knowledge.
"O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?"
For now, the answer is the in St. Louis Park.
That's because the Public Theater of Minnesota is putting on the here in the Park. There are three showings left—this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at 8 p.m. each night. The show is free.
The Public Theater of Minnesota's mission is to provide working opportunities in a non-academic environment for young actors. Many of the stars of "Romeo and Juliet" are just starting their careers, and the chance to work on stage with peers provides a valuable experience.
"It's great," said Andrea San Miguel, who plays Juliet. "It's a great energy. It's a youthful energy. We're all very pumped at the beginning of the show."
This is the second year that the Public Theater of Minnesota is performing Shakespeare in Wolfe Park. Last year, the young actors presented "A Midsummer Night's Dream."