NEWS: & JULIET TO EMBARK ON UK TOUR
AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL ‘& JULIET’ TO EMBARK ON UK TOUR FROM JULY 2024
After thrilling audiences in London’s West End at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 2019-2023, and on Broadway where it is currently playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, The Olivier and WhatsOnStage Award winning and Tony Award nominated musical & Juliet is embarking on a UK tour from July 2024.
The show will be at Theatre Royal Plymouth from 30th September - 5th October 2024 and will also be visiting Manchester, Southampton, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds and more!
There is life after Romeo!
Get whisked away on a fabulous journey as Juliet ditches her famous ending for a fresh beginning and a second chance at life and love - her way! Created by the Emmy-winning writer from Schitt’s Creek, this hilarious new musical flips the script on the greatest love story ever told and asks the question ‘What would happen next if Juliet didn’t end it all over Romeo?’
Juliet’s new story bursts to life through a playlist of pop anthems as iconic as her name, including Britney Spears’ …Baby One More Time, Katy Perry’s Roar and chart toppers Since U Been Gone, It’s My Life, I Want It That Way and Can’t Stop The Feeling! - all from Max Martin, the genius songwriter / producer behind more number one hits that any other artist this century, and his collaborators. Break free from the balcony scene and get into this romantic comedy that proves there’s life after Romeo. The only tragic thing would be missing it!
& Juliet is a global success with the Broadway production breaking box office records as it enters its second year and a US tour set to embark in September 2024. The musical made its North American premiere with the pre-Broadway production opening at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto in 2022. The Australian production opened in Melbourne in February 2023 before heading to Marina Bay Sands in Singapore this summer. It will return to Australia this December, opening in Perth before heading to Sydney in February 2024.
& Juliet is directed by Luke Sheppard (In the Heights; Rent; Little Big Things), with a book by David West Read (Schitt’s Creek), choreography by Jennifer Weber and set design by Soutra Gilmour. Music is by Max Martin & Friends, costume design by Paloma Young with musical supervision, orchestration and arrangements by Bill Sherman. Lighting design is by Howard Hudson with sound design by Gareth Owen and video / projection design by Andrzej Goulding. Hair, wig and make up design is by Suzy Barrett with musical direction, additional arrangements and orchestrations by Dominic Fallacaro and casting direction by Stuart Burt.
& Juliet is presented by Max Martin and Tim Headington and is produced by Max Martin, Tim Headington, Theresa Steele Page, Jenny Peterson, Martin Dodd and Rebecca Quigley.
Tickets for this smash-hit production will be on sale soon and casting is to be announced.
Please note: To the best of my knowledge, all details are correct at the time of publishing
All images are from the current Broadway production