First Look at… & Juliet

The musical officially opens at the Manchester Opera House this evening, before beginning performance at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre on the 2nd November.

(c)Johan Persson

New production images have been released of the new musical, featuring the music of acclaimed songwriter Max Martin including songs such as ‘Roar’, Hit Me Baby One More Time’, ‘Love Me Like You Do’ and ‘I Kissed a Girl’ which feature in the musical.

(c)Johan Persson

Directed by Luke Sheppard, & Juliet stars: Miriam-Teak Lee as Juliet, Cassidy Janson as Anne Hathaway, Olivier Tompsett as William Shakespeare, Arun Blair-Mangat as May, David Badella as Lance, Melanie La Barrie as Nurse, Jordan Luke Gage as Romeo and Tim Mahendran as Francois.Meanwhile, the ensemble includes: 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.

(c)Johan Persson.

The musical is currently playing at the Manchester Opera House until the 12th October, before transferring to London’s Shaftesbury Theatre from the 2nd November.

Romeo & Juliet final scene. Juliet picks up the dagger and….gets a life. A timely and timeless tale of one independent young woman, & 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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The musical features a book David West Read (Schitt’s Creek), choreography from Jennifer Weber, set design from Soutra Gilmour and costume design by Paloma Young. It is produced by Max Martin, Tim Headington, Theresa Steele, Jenny Petersson and Martin Dodd.

(c)Johan Persson

& Juliet will play at the Shaftesbury Theatre from the 2nd November, following a run at the Manchester Opera House until the 12th OCtober. To book tickets click here or visit: West End Theatre BreaksLast Minute.comTheatre Tickets Theatre.comSee Tickets or Encore Tickets.

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