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Anna Kostakis BIO

Born and raised in small town USA, upstate Williamson, NY, Anna Kostakis made her NYC debut in the Tim Rice musical workshop From Here to Eternity (FLMTF) while in college at Nazareth College. She then graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre, moved to NYC, and landed her first lead role in the Off-Broadway musical Romeo and Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn. While in New York she has started a modeling career and has been featured in Conair, Apple, uRosti, and various other companies.

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[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Bernadette Penza

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020
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ROMEO & BERNADETTE Plays Final Performance Off-Broadway

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen announced the unexpected closing of the show due to a COVID outbreak within the company.

BWW Interview: ROMEO & BERNADETTE's Nikita Burshteyn on Originating the Role of Romeo and More!

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn is now running off-Broadway. We chatted with Nikita Burshteyn about his experience originating the role of Romeo, his favorite memories working on the show, and much more!

ROMEO & BERNADETTE: A MUSICAL TALE OF VERONA & BROOKLYN Extends At Theatre 555

The show announced a five-week extension of the critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn. 

Photos: Broadway's Ken Page Visits ROMEO & BERNADETTE

Broadway's Ken Page attended the Wednesday matinee performance of 'Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn.'  The cast and director Justin Ross Cohen were thrilled to meet and chat with him after the show.  Check out the photos!

Photo: SESAME STREET's Sonia Manzano Visits ROMEO & BERNADETTE

Sonia Manzano, who portrayed ‘Maria’ on “Sesame Street” from 1971-2015 attended the matinee performance yesterday (Sunday, 5/22) of ROMEO & BERNADETTE.  She and Mark Saltzman, the book & lyric writer of the show, worked together on the show for many years.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Billy Crystal, Mr. Saturday Night and The Tricky Business of When (and when not) To Be Funny

When portraying a comedian in a play, sometimes getting the laugh is not the point.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of ROMEO & BERNADETTE

The Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen, and starring the original cast,  officially opened on Monday, May 16 at Theater 555 (555 West 42nd Street - between 10th and 11th Avenues).

VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Opening Tonight Off-Broadway

Performances of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona began May 3, 2022, for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2022, at 3:00PM. Opening Night is TONIGHT, Monday, May 16, 2022, at 7:00PM.

Photos: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Off-Broadway

The Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen, and starring the original cast, is now being presented at Theater 555.

ROMEO & BERNADETTE to Begin Performances Tomorrow at Theater 555

Producer Eric Krebs, in association with Amas Musical Theatre will present the Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen.

Photos: First Look at the Cast and Creative Team of ROMEO & BERNADETTE

The Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen, and starring the original cast, will open at Theater 555 for a limited engagement.

VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & BERNADETTE Cast Photo Shoot

The star crossed lovers – Romeo (Nikita Burshteyn) and Bernadette (Anna Kostakis) were reunited this week for the first time in 2 years when they met with the show’s director/choreographer Justin Ross Cohen for a photo shoot in anticipation of the show’s return.  Check out the fun video!

ROMEO & BERNADETTE Tickets On Sale Today

TICKETS ON SALE TODAY! Love is in the air for the critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen. 

ROMEO & BERNADETTE Will Begin Performances Off-Broadway in May

The critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen, and starring the original cast will be presented at Theater 555 for a limited engagement.

ROMEO & BERNADETTE Postpones Upcoming Off-Broadway Run

The critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn will postpone its in-town out-of-town engagement at Theater 555 until further notice.

ROMEO AND BERNADETTE Will Return Off-Broadway Ahead of Broadway Run

The critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, will have an off-Broadway engagement at Theater 555 for a limited run ahead of its the previously announced anticipated Broadway run.

ROMEO & BERNADETTE Announces Plans For Spring 2022 Broadway Production

Producer Eric Krebs, in association with Amas Musical Theatre, announced today plans for a Broadway-bound production of the Off-Broadway hit Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, and directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen. 

ROMEO & BERNADETTE Presents Streaming Video of 'Moonlight Tonight Over Brooklyn'

Amas Musical Theatre and the cast and creative team of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, have created a Zoom-inspired video of a show-stopping moment from the hit show - 'Moonlight Tonight Over Brooklyn' - a Valentine to the Borough of Love.

ROMEO & BERNADETTE Has Been Postponed; Original Cast Album to be Recorded in April

Producer Eric Krebs announced today that Amas Musical Theatre's production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies and directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen, scheduled to begin performances at Theatre Row on March 17th and open on March 26th has been postponed for the time being. The original cast album will be recorded in April.

Photo Flash: Inside First Rehearsal For ROMEO & BERNADETTE

Rehearsals began yesterday for the remounting of Amas Musical Theatre's production of 'Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn.' Produced by Eric Krebs, performances are set to begin at Theatre Row on March 17 with an official re-opening on Thursday, March 26 at 7pm.

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