Justin Guarini has been added to the cast of Broadway bound production of Romeo and Juliet. The American Idol season 1 runner up, is set to play Paris and will join Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad as the lovers. Christian Camargo, Roslyn Ruff, Corey Hawkins. Geoffrey Owens, Brent Carver, Chuck Cooper and Jayne Houdyshell are also in the cast.
The play will be directed by 5 time Tony Award nominee, David Leveaux.
Romeo and Juliet opens at Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre on Thursday, September 19, 2013 following preview performances from Saturday, August 24, 2013. This production will mark the first time in 36 years that the play will be produced for Broadway.
It also marks the first time an Idol has played in a Shakespeare production on the Great White Way. Justin’s previous Broadway shows include American Idiot and Women on the Verge…. Congrats!
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