Miriam-Teak Lee is to star in a new musical about Juliet from Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, that will feature pop songs including Britney Spears’ …Baby One More Time.
& Juliet imagines what would happen if “Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning”. Lee, who is a previous winner of The Stage Debut Awards, will play the title role.
It features music from songwriter Max Martin, and will run at Manchester Opera House from September 10, before moving to the Shaftesbury Theatre on November 2, with a press night on November 20.
Other songs include Everybody and Love Me Like You Do.
The musical is directed by Luke Sheppard, with a story by David West Read, choreography by Jennifer Weber and design by Soutra Gilmour. Costumes are by Paloma Young, with musical supervision by Bill Sherman, lighting by Howard Hudson and sound by Gareth Owen.
& Juliet, is produced by Max Martin, Tim Headington, Theresa Steele, Jenny Petersson and Martin Dodd.