PHOTO CALL: Romeo and Juliet Opening Night

By Matthew Blank
03 Jul 2007

PHOTO CALL: Romeo and Juliet Opening Night

The Michael Greif-directed Romeo and Juliet - the first summer 2007 production of the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park - opened June 19 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

This production of Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet marks the first time since 1968 that the tale of romantic woe has played the Delacorte.

Heading the cast in the title roles are Oscar Isaac and Lauren Ambrose. Also featured in the cast are Emmy winner Camryn Manheim as the Nurse and Austin Pendleton as Friar Laurence.

The production continues through July 8.

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At left (from top): Camryn Manheim; Jacques d'Amboise; Idina Menzel; Tony Kushner; Dana Ivey; Jerry Mitchell; Daphne Rubin-Vega; and Norm Lewis and Tara Young.

Below: Michael Greif, John Shaka and Matt O'Grady at the star-studded opening-night of Romeo and Juliet.

photos by Aubrey Reuben