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