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Romeo and Juliet

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Closed December 8, 2013

Mr. Bloom, in a first-rate Broadway debut, and the gifted Ms. Rashad exude a too-fine-for-this-world purity that makes their characters' love feel sacred.

Ben Brantley, The New York Times

Why See Romeo and Juliet?

The most famous love story ever told returns to Broadway for the first time in 36 years in a stunning new production from five-time Tony nominee David Leveaux.

Starring Orlando Bloom and  Condola Rashad as Shakespeare's most famous star-crossed lovers from feuding families the Capulates and the Montagues of Verona.

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Previews from: 24 August 2013

Opening night: 17 September 2013


Romeo and Juliet is suitable for ages 12 and upwards. Children under 5 will not be admitted to the theater

Run time

Two hours and 30 minutes with one interval

Cast and Creative


Orlando Bloom as Romeo
Condola Rashad as Juliet
Brent Carver as Friar Laurence
Jayne Houdyshell as the Nurse
Chuck Cooper as Lord Capulet
Christian Camargo as Mercutio
Roslyn Ruff as Lady Capulet
Conrad Kemp as Benvolio
Justin Guarini as Paris
Corey Hawkins as Tybalt
Geoffrey Owens as Prince Escalus
Donte Bonner, Joe Carroll, Don Guillory, Sheria Irving, Maurice Jones, Eric Loscheider, Spencer Plachy, Michael Rudko, Tracy Sallows, Thomas Schall, Carolyn Michelle Smith and Nance Williamson


Directed by David Leveaux
Written by: William Shakespeare
Scenic design by Jesse Poleshuck
Costume design by Fabio Toblini
Lighting design by David Weiner
Sound design by David Van Tieghem
Hair design by David Brian Brown

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