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Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE

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The Old Globe presents The Last Goodbye, a new musical fusing Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with the incendiary songs of the legendary singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley. Conceived and adapted by Michael Kimmel, the rock musical is directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher, Bloody BloodyAndrew Jackson). Choreography is by Emmy Award nominee Sonya Tayeh ("So You Think You Can Dance"), and orchestrations, music direction and arrangements are by Kris Kukul. The Last Goodbye will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, now through Nov. 3, 2013. Check out the opening night photos below!

CAST: Hale Appleman (Mercutio), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Romeo), Stephen Bogardus (Friar Laurence), Nancy Snow Carr (Lady Montague), Shannon Cochran (Lady Capulet), Talisa Friedman (Juliet), Brandon Gill (Benvolio), Bryan Scott Johnson (Montague), Eric Morris (Paris), Daniel Oreskes (Capulet), Tonye Patano (Nurse), Wallace Smith (Prince) and Jeremy Woodard (Tybalt) with JAmes Brown III, Billy Bustamante, Drew Foster, Adam Perry,Steve Schepis and Nik Walker (Ensemble), Megan Carmitchel (Additional Vocals), Bradley Gibson (Swing) andAdam Cochran (Band Singer).

CREATIVE TEAM: Michael Kimmel (Conceiver and Adapter), Jeff Buckley (Music and Lyrics), Alex Timbers(Director), Sonya Tayeh (Choreography), Kris Kukul (Orchestrations, Music Direction and Arrangements),Christopher Barreca (Scenic Design), Jennifer Moeller (Costume Design), Justin Townsend (Lighting Design), Ken Travis (Sound Design), Ian Hersey (Text Consultant), Kate Waters (Fight Director), Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum(Associate Fight Director), Carrie Gardner, CSA (Casting) and Peter Lawrence (Production Stage Manager).

Tickets are now on sale, and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.

Photo Credit: Doug Gates

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Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Adam Cochran and Scotty Arnold

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Bradley Gibson

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Michael Kimmel with Pamela Zimmerman

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Kris Kukul, Adam Cochran and Michael Kimmel

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Mary Guibert

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Peyton Royal and Billy Bustamante

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Shannon Cochran and Daniel Oreskes

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Tonye Patano and Brandon Gill

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Sonya Tayeh, Tonye Patano and Alex Timbers

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Sonya Tayeh (center) with cast members (from left) Steve Schepis, Brandon Gill, Wallace Smith, Nik Walker, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Adam Perry and JAmes Brown III

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Sonya Tayeh and Al Blackstone

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Patrick Carmitchel and Megan Carmitchel

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Hale Appleman, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Brandon Gill

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Jay Armstrong Johnson

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Talisa Friedman

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Barry Edelstein, Talisa Friedman, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Alex Timbers and Michael G. Murphy

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Alex Timbers

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Harvey White and Sheryl White, Production Sponsors (far right), with cast members (from left) Brandon Gill, Talisa Friedman, Eric Morris, Hale Appleman, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Jeremy Woodard

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Talisa Friedman and AJ Shively

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Talisa Friedman, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Keala Settle

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Talisa Friedman and Jay Armstrong Johnson

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Sonya Tayeh

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Geno Carr and Nancy Snow Carr

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Bryan Scott Johnson and Nancy Snow Carr

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Stephen Bogardus

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Eric Morris, Drew Foster, Jeremy Woodard, Adam Perry and JAmes Brown III

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Daniel Oreskes and orchestrator, music director and arranger Kris Kukul

Photo Flash: Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and More in Opening Night of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum

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