Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET

Performances began Tuesday May 9th and continue through June 3rd only at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater.

By: May. 12, 2023
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NAATCO's Off-Broadway premiere of Hansol Jung's modern verse translation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the classic tale of star-crossed lovers, will open on Sunday May 14th.

Get a first look at photos below!

Jung will co-direct Romeo and Juliet with Dustin Wills, who directed the recently acclaimed sold-out hit, Wolf Play, which was written by Hansol Jung. Wolf Play recently received the most 2023 Lortel Awards - 5, including Outstanding Play (for Hansol Jung) and Outstanding Director (Dustin Wills).

Performances began Tuesday May 9th and continue through June 3rd only at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater (136 East 13th Street). Tickets are on sale at NAATCO.org.

The all Asian-American cast includes Purva Bedi as Friar Laurence, Major Curda as Romeo, Jose Gamo as Mercutio, Brian Lee Huynh as Capulet, Zion Jang as Benvolio, Mia Katigbak as the Nurse, Rob Kellogg as Paris/Tybalt, Dorcas Leung as Juliet, and Daniel Liu as Peter/Lady Capulet, with the full company appearing as the ensemble. The creative team includes Brian Quijada (composer), Junghyun Georgia Lee (scenic design), Mariko Ohigashi (costume design), Joey Moro (lighting design), Megumi Katayama (sound design), Rick and Christian Sordelet (Fight/Intimacy Directors), and Aaron Malkin (dramaturg), with casting by Andrea Zee. Nygel D. Robinson will serve as Music Director.

Photo credit: Julieta Cervantes

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Major Curda and Dorcas Leung

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Mia Katigbak and Dorcas Leung as Juliet

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Daniel Liu, Jose Gamo and Purva Bedi

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Jose Gamo, Major Curda, and Zion Jang

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Purva Bedi, Dorcas Leung and Major Curda

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Major Curda, Purva Bedi and Dorcas Leung

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Jose Gamo and Rob Kellogg as Tybalt

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Rob Kellogg and Jose Gamo

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Major Curda and Dorcas Leung

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Brian Lee Huynh and Daniel Liu

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Mia Katigbak and Dorcas Leung

Photos: First Look at Hansol Jung's Modern Verse Translation of ROMEO AND JULIET
Major Curda and Dorcas Leung




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