Nikita Burshteyn, Anna Kostakis
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff) in association with producer Eric Krebs announce the new Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona & Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Michael Saltzman and music adapted from classic Italian melodies. The show is directed by Justin Ross Cohen. Aaron Gandy is Music Director and Kathryn Ann Wright is Associate Choreographer.
Performances begin tonight Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm 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 8:00 pm.
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), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia), Michael Notardonato (NY debut), Ari Raskin (NY debut), Troy Valjean Rucker (The Scottsboro Boys), Zach Schanne (Pippin) and Viet Vo (The Mikado).
The performance schedule will be as follows: Tues. at 7 pm, Wed.-Fri. at 8 pm, Sat. at 3 pm and 8 pm, Sun. at 3 pm. Tickets are priced $49-$69 and can be purchased online at www.amasmusical.org/romeo-bernadette or by calling 866-811-4111.