Juliet Balconies Add Drama Without the Tragedy

When Juliet rhapsodizes, “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” Shakespeare wrote that she stood at a window. Subsequent performances, though, depicted Juliet standing on a balconette and that romantic association led to the feature being forever known as the Juliet balcony. A Juliet balcony is typically a balustrade on […]

Why Would I Dare’s Courtroom Drama

From Why Would I Dare: The Trial of Crystal Mason, which starts streaming tonight. Photo: The Commissary In 2016, during her federally supervised release from prison — a shadowy period of so-called “preliminary freedom” after a person serves time — a woman named Crystal Mason, in Tarrant County, Texas, filled […]