Lorna Courtney Ends Run in Broadway's & Juliet May 12 | Playbill

Broadway News Lorna Courtney Ends Run in Broadway's & Juliet May 12

The hit jukebox musical continues at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Lorna Courtney in & Juliet Matthew Murphy

Lorna Courtney, Tony-nominated for creating the title role in Broadway's & Juliet, plays her final performance in the Tony-nominated musical May 12 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Courtney, also seen on Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen and West Side Story, will be succeeded by Maya Boyd, who will take over the role of Juliet beginning May 14.

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The Broadway company currently features West End star Oliver Tompsett as William Shakespeare, Olivier winner David Bedella as Lance, Tony nominee Betsy Wolfe as Anne Hathaway, Justin David Sullivan as May, Charity Angél Dawson as Angélique, Ben Jackson Walker as Romeo, and Philippe Arroyo as Francois.

The ensemble includes Daniel Assetta, Andrew Chappelle, Michael Iván Carrier, Phil Colgan, Virgil Gadson, Najah Hetsberger, Makai Hernandez, Bobby “Pocket” Horner, Joomin Hwang, Megan Kane, Alaina Vi Maderal, Daniel J. Maldonado, Brittany Nicholas, Ava Noble, Jasmine Rafael, Matt Raffy, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Rachel Webb.

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The hit musical, nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, flips the script on the William Shakespeare classic, imagining what would happen next if Juliet hadn’t ended it all over Romeo.

Featuring a book by David West Read, the score includes a mix of tunes by Max Martin and more, including “Since U Been Gone,” “Roar,” “I Want It That Way,” and “Confident.”

The production also has direction by Luke Sheppard, choreography by Jennifer Weber, musical supervision, orchestrations, and arrangements by Bill Sherman, scenic design by Soutra Gilmour, costume design by Paloma Young, lighting design by Howard Hudson, sound design by Gareth Owen, video projection design by Andrzej Goulding, hair, wig, and makeup design by J. Jared Janas, and musical direction and additional orchestrations by Dominic Fallacaro.

U.S. casting is by Stephen Kopel and Carrie Gardner. & Juliet is executive-produced on Broadway by Eva Price.

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