Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.

The Public Theater presented Kevin Kline as Romeo and Meryl Streep as Juliet in a one-night-only benefit reading of ROMEO AND JULIET last night on the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Check out BroadwayWorld.com's exclusive pictures of the after party below, featuring Jesse L. MartinDavid PittuJulia Stiles and many more familar faces.

The cast also featured F. Murray Abraham (Friar Laurence); Christine Baranski (Nurse); John Cullum (Capulet); Raúl Esparza (Sampson, Apothecary, Watchman 1); David Harbour (Abraham, Capulet Servant, Paris’ Page); Bill Irwin (Montague); Jesse L. Martin (Gregory, Friar John, Watchman 2); Sandra Oh (Lady Montague); Phylicia Rashad (Lady Capulet); Jerry Stiller (Peter); Michael Stuhlbarg (Paris); Christopher Walken (Mercutio); Sharon Washington (Stage Directions); Sam Waterston (Benvolio); and Jeffrey Wright (Tybalt).
Conceived by Public Theater founder Joe Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, over the past five decades, more than five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte.

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, this star-studded cast was joined on stage by live musicians playing original music by award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori.

www.shakespeareinthepark.org.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
The Public Theater Celebrates 50 Years at the Delacorte Theater

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Jesse L. Martin

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
John Cullum

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
David Pittu

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
David Harbour

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Julia Stiles

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
David Harbour

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Julia Stiles & David Harbour

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Joe Morton

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Jeffrey Wright

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Jeffrey Wright

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Phylicia Rashad

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Phylicia Rashad

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Phylicia Rashad

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
David Pittu

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
John Cullum

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Joe Morton

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Jesse L. Martin

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Jesse L. Martin

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Jesse L. Martin

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.
Jeffrey Wright

Photo Coverage: ROMEO & JULIET Afterparty with Jesse L. Martin & Co.


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