Shakesplaining

Explaining Shakespeare one podcast at a time

A podcast about Shakespeare performances in Boston.

Episode 21 - Romeo & Juliet and Bennie & the Jets

This episode is about the annual pop music and Shakespeare mashup put on by the Harvard comedy group Satire V. It's frequently good and always hilarious. This year's combo was Romeo & Juliet with the music of Elton John. At one point in the show, they projected an image of a book about Harvard Business School and we had a debate about which book it was. Turns out, there are two by the same guy, both listed below. 

 Program

Program

Act 1

  • Circle of Life

  • Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting

  • Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting (reprise)

  • Philadelphia Freedom

  • Bennie and the Jets

  • Crocodile Rock

  • Your Song

  • Don't Go Breaking My Heart

  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight

Act 2

  • I'm Still Standing

  • I'm Still Standing (reprise)

  • Rocket Man

  • I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues

  • Philadelphia Freedom (reprise)

  • Candle in the Wind

  • Rocket Man (Reprise)

  • The Bitch is Back

  • Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me

  • Circle of Life (reprise)

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