2001

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2635  Tuesday, 20 November 2001

From:           Hugh Davis <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Tuesday, 20 Nov 2001 10:50:39 -0500
Subject:        Boston Public

On the latest _Boston Public_ episode, a student challenges the school's
tradition of "jamming Shakespeare," forcing him upon students. The
teacher (Jeri Ryan) expresses this concern to her boyfriend (Billy
Zane), who wants to perform a scene for the class to inspire them.
Instead, he decides to sing the song from Zeffirelli's R&J.  The
performance is so bad the students (and teacher) laugh at him, which he
interprets as being because the song is "just too painful."

Hugh Davis

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