& Juliet, the hit jukebox comedy about Shakespeare’s doomed lover regaining control of his destiny, resumes performances at the Shaftesbury Theater in London from September 24.
Returning to production, winners Olivier Miriam-Teak Lee as Juliet, Cassidy Janson as Anne Hathaway and David Bedella as Lance, plus Oliver Tompsett as William Shakespeare, Jordan Luke Gage as Romeo, Melanie La Barrie as nurse and Tim Mahendran as François. Alex Thomas-Smith joins the main cast as May.
The set includes Roshani Abbey, Jocasta Almgill, Josh Baker, Ivan De Freitas, Rhian Duncan, Kieran Lai, Nathan Lorainey-Dineen, Jaye Marshall, Grace Mouat, Antoine Murray-Straughan, Billy Nevers, Kerri Norville, Christopher Parkinson, Kirstie Skivington , Alex Tranter, Sophie Usher and Rhys Wilkinson.
Luc Sheppard (In the heights) directed & Juliet, which features a story by David West Read (Schitt Creek); choreography by Jennifer Weber; scenography by Soutra Gilmour; costume design by Paloma Young; musical supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Bill Sherman; lighting design by Howard Hudson; sound design by Gareth Owen; and video design by Andrzej Goulding, with the cast of Stuart Burt.
The musical features pop anthems by Max Martin, including “… Baby One More Time”, “Since U Been Gone”, “Roar”, “It’s My Life”, “I Want It That Way” and “Can’t Stop the Sentiment! ” as well as the new song: “One More Try”, also written by Martin.
Martin and Tim Headington produce & Juliet with Martin Dodd, Jenny Petersson and Theresa Steele Page.
Manufacturing photos: & Juliet in London
(Updated September 24, 2021)