CSC's Romeo and Juliet, Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Julian Cihi, Delays First Preview

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24 Sep 2013

Julian Cihi
Julian Cihi

The Classic Stage Company's production of Romeo and Juliet, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Julian Cihi, has delayed its first preview performance. 

The production, which had originally been scheduled to begin previews Sept. 27 prior to an official opening Oct. 16, will now offer its first preview Sept. 28. 

The shift is due to a scenic element modification that will require additional technical rehearsals. 

Romeo and Juliet will continue performances 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, Tartuffe) as Mercutio and two-time Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent, Anna in the Tropics) as the Nurse.

Additional casting includes 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 will also feature 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.