'& Juliet' sets full Broadway cast
The musical will play the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
You're gonna hear them roar! The full cast has been announced for the Broadway premiere of & Juliet, ahead of the show's first performance on October 28. Opening night is November 17.
Newly announced cast members include Brandon Antonio, Michael Iván Carrier, Nico DeJesus, Nicholas Edwards, Virgil Gadson, Bobby "Pocket" Horner, Joomin Hwang, Megan Kane, Alaina Vi Maderal, Daniel J. Maldonado, Joe Moeller, Brittany Nicholas, Veronica Otim, Jasmine Rafael, Matt Raffy, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Rachel Webb.
They join previously announced leads Lorna Courtney as Juliet, Paulo Szot as Lance, Betsy Wolfe as Anne Hathaway, Stark Sands as Shakespeare, Justin David Sullivan as May, Melanie La Barrie as Nurse, Ben Jackson Walker as Romeo, and Philippe Arroyo as Francois.
In & Juliet, by Schitt's Creek writer David West Read, the title heroine does not die at the end of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Instead, she travels to Paris on a journey of self-discovery, where she makes new friends and sees all the life and love the world has to offer, independent of Romeo. The show is set to 30 pop hits from Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, The Backstreet Boys, Katy Perry, and more.
The musical previously had hit runs in London and Toronto, and & Juliet now debuts on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
Photo credit: The company of & Juliet in Toronto. (Photo by Matthew Murphy)
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