When done with middle-aged or older actors in the title roles, it just doesn't make sense.Your opinion of the play is also likely to be shaped by whether you can accept the Love at First Sight premise at face value. Girl agrees to dangerous plot to avoid an Arranged Marriage set up by her parents. Boy, hearing of Girl's "death," returns to town and kills self for real at her grave. And yes, it all happens about that fast — all of this happens in the span of less than a week. Boy's friend is murdered by Girl's cousin, so Boy kills Girl's cousin in a fit of rage, then skips town.Lyrically, it speaks of Madonna's devotion to her lover, and her promise to be always by his side."Cherish" was included on Madonna's greatest hits compilations, The Immaculate Collection (1990) and Celebration (2009).
Musically constructed as a doo-wop-style pop song, it is regarded as a light-hearted track by critics and includes instruments such as a drum machine, percussions, keyboards and a saxophone.That is, the vast majority of the English-speaking world knows that Romeo and Juliet are icons of passionate, youthful love...but not everyone might be aware that their story ends tragically, nor that their much-celebrated love was actually their downfall. Gregory: Ay, while you live, draw your neck out of the collar."Cherish" was a commercial success, reaching the top-ten of the charts in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Ireland, Italy, the United Kingdom and the combined European chart.On the Billboard Hot 100, "Cherish" became Madonna's 16th consecutive top-five single, setting a record in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.Though now largely a Discredited Trope, it was a highly popular plot device in Shakespeare's day.If you can buy into that premise, this is a story of true love struggling against impossible odds, and .A black-and-white music video for the song was directed by photographer Herb Ritts at the Paradise Cove Beach in Malibu, California.In the video, Madonna plays herself, while three co-actors dressed as mermen swim in and out of the sea.Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. Your opinion of the play is likely to be shaped by the quality of the actors you saw performing it.From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life; Whose misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their parents' strife. While that's true of most plays, it's especially true of this one. Done well, there's a verve and passion to the play that can be lacking in Shakespeare's more critically beloved works.