New Adventures has announced full casting for the world premiere of Matthew Bourne’s passionate and contemporary new re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, ROMEO AND JULIET, which opens at Curve, Leicester on 13 May 2019 ahead of a 13 venue UK tour.
The tour will include a four-week summer season at Sadler’s Wells from 7 to 31 August 2019.
As previously announced, the title roles of ‘Romeo’ and ‘Juliet’ will be played by six New Adventures rising stars and two exciting new dancers making their professional debuts.
Creating the role of Juliet will be Cordelia Braithwaite, Seren Williams, Bryony Harrison, and Bryony Wood, in her professional debut, while the role of Romeo will be created by Andrew Monaghan, Paris Fitzpatrick, João Carolino, and Harrison Dowzell, in his professional debut.
The company will also include leading New Adventures artists, Madelaine Brennan, Daisy May Kemp, Danny Reubens and Daniel Wright, alongside Ben Brown, Reece Causton, Jackson Fisch, Kate Lyons, Stephen Murray and Mark Samaras, who join direct from the US tour of Cinderella.
In addition, young artists: Natasha Chu, Gaby Conn, Monique Jonas, Sharol Mackenzie, Hannah Mason, Asher Rosenheim, Catrin Thomas, Chris Thomas, Roisin Whelan, Benjamin Derham, Cameron Flynn, Billy Scott, Alexander Fadayiro, Jana Baldovino, and Stanley Duventru-Huret will all make their debuts with the company.
The company will also be joined by 6 different young cast members (82 in total) at each venue, all making their debut with New Adventures.
ROMEO AND JULIET is directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, collaborating with his entire New Adventures Associate Artistic team: Etta Murfitt, Associate Artistic Director, set and costume design by Lez Brotherston; lighting by Paule Constable; sound by Paul Groothuis; and new orchestrations of the Prokofiev score by Terry Davies, played live at every venue by The New Adventures Orchestra, conducted by Brett Morris.
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