& Juliet Theatre Breaks
In & Juliet, Romeo’s death was the beginning of our heroine’s story, not the end! One of the most uplifting shows returned to London in 2023
OK! So imagine you are a young girl in 16th century Verona. You’ve just upset your family by falling in love with the “wrong” boy and now you have just discovered that, rather than run away with you, the object of your affections has killed himself! Verona literaly holds nothing for you: like, literally!
So Juliet sets off on a girls’ trip to Paris with friends Anne, May and her ever present nurse. But never straight forward, things go awry when an unlikely love triangle unfurls. This is the narrative that Anne Hathaway persuades Shakespeare to write for his star crossed lovers, instead of ending in a family tomb in Verona.
& Juliet is the irreverent and fun-loving new West End musical that asked: what if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning? What if she chose life?
Already nominated for 13 awards for the up and coming awards season & Juliet is stuffed full of pop and rock anthems by the legendry Max Martin (who wrote for Britney, Back Street Boys, Usher, Jessie J, Katy Perry, just to name a few). Songs include …Baby One More Time, Everybody (Backstreet’s Back), Love Me Like You Do and Can’t Feel My Face, and made a & Juliet Theatre break is a proper fun night out in London in 2023.
The character list includes names from Shakespeare’s famous play and the great man himself as well as the people she meets on her journey.
& Juliet was at the Shaftesbury Theatre at the far end of Shaftesbury Avenue to Eros! So the show’s closest underground stations was Holborn and Covent Garden.
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