In Baz Luhrmann's version of Romeo and Juliet, why is Mercutio portrayed by an African American?

At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get our expert's

answer on brainly

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

Get your free account and access expert answers to this and thousands of other questions.

A community for students.

In Baz Luhrmann's version of Romeo and Juliet, why is Mercutio portrayed by an African American?

English
I got my questions answered at brainly.com in under 10 minutes. Go to brainly.com now for free help!
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get this expert

answer on brainly

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

Get your free account and access expert answers to this and thousands of other questions

Baz Luhrmann, director of "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet," portrayed Mercutio as an African-American gay man. Race & Ethnicity History: Africans have been a part of western and European society for centuries. In Elizabethan England, Africans were commonly slaves and house-servants. They were occasionally featured in stage productions, an occurrence that caused much discontentment among the audience.
Thank you very much @misssunshinexxoxo
hey that's offensive. lol

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question

Other answers:

it's not offensive, it's based off true tradition and practice.
just jokin with ya man my name is @tezporter123
haha :)

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question