& Juliet – the joyous new West End musical that imagines Juliet’s famous ending as just her beginning – today announces its cast.

Soaring with the music of Max Martin, the acclaimed song-writer of some of the biggest pop anthems of the last 30 years, & Juliet has previously announced that the award-winning Miriam-Teak Lee will star in the lead role of Juliet.

& Juliet brings together a host of acclaimed West End stars who have headlined some of the most celebrated shows of recent years: Cassidy Janson (Leading Ladies, Chess, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical); Oliver Tompsett (Kinky Boots, Wicked); Arun Blair-Mangat (Leave to Remain, Angels in America); Melanie La Barrie (Wicked, Matilda); Jordan Luke Gage (who starred in the lead role of Strat in Bat Out of Hell), and Tim Mahendran (Spring Awakening).

The production will play a limited season at Manchester Opera House, from Tuesday 10 September to Saturday 12 October, before beginning performances in London at The Shaftesbury Theatre on Saturday 2 November (Press Night: Wednesday 20 November at 7:00pm).

Tickets go on general sale on Monday, 11 February at 9am.

The ensemble includes Jocasta Almgill, Josh Baker, Alishia-Marie Blake, Ivan De Freitas, Rhian Duncan, Danielle Fiamanya, Kieran Lai, Nathan Lorainey-Dineen, Jaye Marshall, Grace Mouat, Antoine Murray-Straughan, Kerri Norville, Christopher Parkinson, Dillon Scott-Lewis, Kirstie Skivington and Alex Tranter.

Romeo & Juliet final scene. Juliet picks up the dagger and….gets a life.
A timely and timeless tale of one independent young woman, & Juliet is a riotous comic blast of fun and glorious pop music that proves when it comes to love, there’s always life after Romeo…
& Juliet soars with some of the biggest pop anthems from acclaimed songwriter Max Martin and recorded by artists including Backstreet Boys, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Katy Perry and Ariana Grande, all brilliantly arranged by Tony® and Grammy Award-winning orchestrator Bill Sherman.

Brought to life by an award-winning creative team in an explosive fusion of styles, & Juliet will be directed by Luke Sheppard (In the Heights) with a book by David West Read (Schitt’s Creek), electrifying choreography from Jennifer Weber, stunning set design from Soutra Gilmour and costume design by Paloma Young.

Max Martin and Tim Headington present & Juliet, which is produced by Max Martin, Tim Headington, Theresa Steele, Jenny Petersson and Martin Dodd.


Music Max Martin and friends
Book David West Read
Direction Luke Sheppard
Choreography Jennifer Weber
Set Design Soutra Gilmour
Costume Design Paloma Young
Musical Supervisor/Orchestrator/Arranger Bill Sherman
Lighting Design Howard Hudson
Sound Design Gareth Owen
Casting Director Stuart Burt

Opera House, Manchester
3 Quay Street
M3 3HP

On General Sale Monday 11 February
Box Office 0844 871 3018*
*Fees apply. Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your company’s access charge.

Performance Dates & Times
Tuesday 10 September to Saturday 12 October
Monday – Saturday: 7.30pm
Matinees: Thursdays & Saturdays at 2:30pm

The Shaftesbury Theatre
210 Shaftesbury Avenue

On General Sale Monday 11 February
Box Office 020 7379 5399

Performance Dates & Times
From Saturday 2 November
Monday – Saturday: 7.30pm
Matinees: Thursdays & Saturdays at 2:30pm
Press Night: Wednesday 20 November at 7:00pm