Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff) in association with Eric Krebs invites you to the Off-Broadway premiere of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona & Brooklyn.
With book & lyrics by Michael Saltzman and music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed by Justin Ross Cohen. Performances begin Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:00pm for a 5-week limited run through Saturday, February 16, 2020 in the Mezzanine Theater at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street @10th Avenue). Opening Night is Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 8:00pm.
Romeo—yes, THAT Romeo—finds himself in 1960 Brooklyn, chasing a girl he believes is his beloved Juliet. But no, it’s Bernadette, the beautiful, foul-mouthed daughter of a crime family in this wild spoof of Shakespeare’s timeless tale.
The cast for Romeo & Bernadette is: Nikita Burshteyn (Newsies), Anna Kostakis (NY debut)
Carlos Lopez (Man of La Mancha)
Michael Marotta (Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical), Michael Notardonato (NY debut), Ari Raskin (NY debut)
Judy McLane (Mamma Mia)
Troy Valjean Rucker (The Scottsboro Boys), Zach Schanne (Pippin), and Viet Vo (The Mikado).
The creative team is Walt Spangler (Scenic Design), Fabio Toblini and Joseph Shrope (Costume Design), Ken Billington (Lighting Design), One Dream Sound (Sound Design), Aaron Gandy (Music Director), Steve Orich (Musical Supervision/Arrangements/Orchestrations), and Kathryn Ann Wright (Associate Choreographer). Christine Viega is the Production Stage Manager. Casting is by Carol Hanzel Casting, CSA.
The performance schedule will be as follows: Tues. at 7pm, Wed.-Fri. at 8pm, Sat. at 3pm and 8pm, Sun. at 3pm. Tickets are priced $49-$69 and can be purchased online atwww.amasmusical.org/romeo-bernadette or by calling (866) 811-4111.