& Juliet is a brand new musical coming to Manchester and London’s West End in 2019.
From the cast to tickets, venue and booking info – here’s all you need to know!
& Juliet is described as an “irreverent and fun-loving new West End musical” that asks: what if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning?
Inspired by William Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet, & Juliet plays out as if the heartbroken lover put down the dagger during the fateful scene.
A teaser of the show adds: “When it comes to love, there’s always life after Romeo…”
& Juliet is a jukebox musical featuring a pop score by Max Martin, with songs including Break Free (Ariana Grande), …Baby One More Time (Britney Spears), Everybody (Backstreet Boys), Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd) and Love Me like You Do (Ellie Goulding).
Orchestrations will come from Bill Sherman with direction by Luke Sheppard (In the Heights), book by David West Read (Netflix’s Schitt’s Creek), choreography from Jennifer Weber and set design from Soutra Gilmour.
& Juliet cast
The current confirmed cast includes Miriam-Teak Lee as Juliet, with Oliver Tompsett and Cassidy Janson as Mr and Mrs. Shakespeare, Melanie La Barrie as Nurse, Jordan Luke Gage as Romeo and David Bedella.
The cast will also feature 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.
& Juliet Manchester & West End tickets
The new original musical will make its world premiere in Manchester at the city’s Opera House between 10 September and 12 October, 2019.
It will then transfer to the West End, playing the Shaftesbury Theatre from 2 November 2019 to 28 March 2020.