CSC's Romeo and Juliet, Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Julian Cihi, Extends Engagement Prior to Opening
By Carey Purcell
The Classic Stage Company's production of Romeo and Juliet, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Julian Cihi, has extended its limited engagement through Nov. 10.
The production, which begins previews Sept. 27 prior to an official opening Oct. 16, had originally been scheduled to run through Nov. 3.
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.
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.
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