Producers Max Martin and Tim Headington have announced that Cassidy Janson, Oliver Tompsett, Arun Blair-Mangat, Melanie La Barrie, Jordan Luke Gage, and Tim Mahendran will join the previously announced Miriam-Teak Lee in the world premiere of new musical comedy, & Juliet, which will play a limited season at the Manchester Opera House from 10 September to 12 October 2019, before transferring to the Shaftesbury Theatre in London’s West End from 2 November 2019.
Featuring the iconic music of globally acclaimed songwriter Max Martin, & Juliet will be directed by Luke Sheppard, based on a story by David West Read, and feature electrifying choreography from Jennifer Weber and stunning set design from Soutra Gilmour.
The ensemble will include: Jocasta Almgill, Josh Baker, Alishia-Marie Blake, Ivan De Freitas, Rhian Duncan, Danielle Fiamanya, Kieran Lai, Nathan Lorainey-Dineen, Jaye Marshall, Grace Mouat, Antoine Murray-Straughan, Kerri Norville, Christopher Parkinson, Dillon Scott-Lewis, Kirstie Skivington, and Alex Tranter.
Romeo & Juliet final scene. Juliet picks up the dagger and….gets a life.
This vital new musical sees Juliet getting over Romeo by running off to Paris with Nurse and her best friends on a whirlwind trip of romance and self-discovery. You know, like a normal young woman! Shakespeare and his wife Anne Hathaway may have their own ideas but this is Juliet’s story now. So don’t tell her how it ends.
A timely and timeless tale of one independent young woman writing her own story, & Juliet is a riotous comic blast of fun and glorious pop music that proves when it comes to love, there’s always life after Romeo…
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