The Verdict: Critics Review Off-Broadway's
Romeo and Juliet, Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Julian Cihi
17 Oct 2013
Julian Cihi and Elizabeth Olsen Photo by Joan Marcus
Classic Stage Company production of Romeo and Juliet, starring Julian Cihi and Elizabeth Olsen in the respective title roles, officially opened Oct. 16 Off-Broadway.
Directed by Tea Alagić, CSC's is the second major production of
Romeo and Juliet currently available to New York audiences. A starry Broadway revival, with Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, opened Sept. 19.
Along with Olsen (
Impressionism) and Cihi ( The Importance of Being Earnest, A 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 as Mercutio and two-time Tony nominee Tartuffe) Daphne Rubin-Vega ( ) as the Nurse. Rent, Anna in the Tropics
The critics have filed their reviews, and Playbill.com has collected them for our readers. Click through to read them all. Playbill.com will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.
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