CSC's Romeo and Juliet, Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Julian Cihi, Begins Previews Sept. 28

By Carey Purcell
28 Sep 2013

Julian Cihi
Julian Cihi

The Classic Stage Company's production of Romeo and Juliet, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Julian Cihi, begins previews Sept. 28 prior to an official opening Oct. 16. 

The production had originally been scheduled to begin previews Sept. 27 but was delayed due to a scenic element modification that required additional technical rehearsals. 

Romeo and Juliet will continue through Nov. 10. 

Along with Olsen (Impressionism) and Cihi (The Importance of Being EarnestA Month in the Country), the cast includes Daniel Davis (La Cage aux Folles, "The Nanny") as Friar Laurence, Emmy Award nominee T.R. Knight (A Life in the Theatre, Tartuffeas Mercutio and two-time Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent, Anna in the Tropics) as the Nurse.



The company also features McKinley Belcher III (Benvolio), Stan Demidoff (Paris/Sampson), Harry Ford (Gregory, Friar John, Watchman), David Garrison (Capulet), Anthony Michael Martinez (Prince), Kathryn Meisle (Lady Capulet), Dion Mucciacito (Tybalt) and John Rothman (Montague/Apothecary). 

Romeo and Juliet is directed by Tea Alagić. 

The production has set design by Marsha Ginsberg, costumes by Clint Ramos, lighting by Jason Lyons and sound by Ryan Rumery.

Tickets, a performance schedule and more information are available by calling (212) 352-3101 or visiting classicstage.org.