The retro burlesque performers of Boston BeauTease re-tell the tragic story of two young lovers, united by hormones and divided by family traditions. R & J: A Shakespearean Burlesque isn't the "Romeo & Juliet" you read in high school... because that one was pretty depressing and not nearly steamy enough. After the Bard comes to Somerville, you'll never look at this timeless love story quite the same way again. This cheeky Davis Square Theatre production is just the thing to get you into the Valentine's Day spirit, with singing (courtesy of Alissa Coates), comedy, magic and some of Boston's best stripteasers.
Running time is one hour and 30 minutes, with one 15-minute intermission.