Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings) and two-time Tony Award® nominee Condola Rashad (Stick Fly, The Trip to Bountiful) turn up the heat this fall as Broadway’s hottest, rule-breaking, heart-aching couple, ROMEO AND JULIET.
Jealousy. Prejudice. Betrayal. And the chance that true love could actually conquer all. It could only be the greatest love story of all time, and now, for the first time in over 36 years, you can see it live on Broadway in a stunningly modern production from five-time Tony® nominee David Leveaux. The acclaimed cast of 25 includes Tony Award® winners Brent Carver (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Chuck Cooper (The Life), two-time Tony® nominee Jayne Houdyshell (Follies) and Christian Camargo (All My Sons).
Frequently Asked Questions
What is ROMEO AND JULIET about?
Set in Verona, Italy, ROMEO AND JULIET tells the story of two young lovers whose noble families are locked in a bitter feud. They try to defy the circumstances that forbid their love, with heartbreaking results.
Who wrote it?
ROMEO AND JULIET is by William Shakespeare.
Who is the director?
Five-time Tony® nominee David Leveaux directs this production of ROMEO AND JULIET.
Who’s in it?
Is ROMEO AND JULIET appropriate for children?
ROMEO AND JULIET is recommended for age 13 and up with parental guidance due to language and non-graphic adult situations.
Please note that children under the age of 4 are not allowed in the theater.
How long will ROMEO AND JULIET be running?
ROMEO AND JULIET will begin its strictly limited engagement on August 24, 2013. Opening Night is September 19, and the final performance is on November 24.
Is ROMEO AND JULIET a new play?
William Shakespeare wrote ROMEO AND JULIET in 1597. One of his most beloved works, ROMEO AND JULIET has been produced on Broadway more than 30 times and has been adapted numerous times for film, stage and art.
Will the stars definitely be on stage as the performance I attend?
The principal cast members are scheduled to appear in all posted performances, unless otherwise noted on the website or on Ticketmaster.com. Any last-minute substitutions are made just prior to the performance and will be posted at the theatre.
Where is ROMEO AND JULIET playing? What is the theater’s address?
The Richard Rodgers Theatre, located at 226 West 46th Street.
May I buy a ticket in person?
Yes. Visit the Richard Rodgers Theatre, located at 226 West 46th Street.
Box Office Hours:
Mon – Sat: 10:00am – 8:00pm
May I pick up my tickets at the Box Office?
Yes. Visit the Richard Rodgers Theatre, located at 226 West 46th Street. Customers must present the actual credit card used to place the order and a photo ID.
Box Office Hours:
Mon – Sat: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Which subway can I take?
Take the 1, 9, C or E trains to 50th Street and walk south to 46th Street.
Take the N, Q, R, 1, 2 or 3 trains to Times Square and walk north to 46th Street.
Do I have to climb stairs at the theater?
Orchestra rows A – K are the only seats accessible without steps. The theater is not equipped with elevators or escalators.
Are there ticketing options available for patrons with disabilities?
Yes. For more information, please call Ticketmaster.com at (212) 221-1211.
Is there an Assistive Listening System at the Richard Rodgers Theatre?
Yes. Reservations for an Assistive Listening System are not necessary, but a drivers license or ID with printed address is required as a deposit. If you wish to reserve a device in advance, please call (212) 221-1211.
Is the theater wheelchair-accessible?
Orchestra rows A – K are the only seats accessible without steps. The theater is not equipped with elevators or escalators. Wheelchair-accessible seating can be reserved at the Box Office only.
Does the theater have air conditioning?
Is there a place at the theater to buy a drink or a snack?
Yes, there is a concessions stand that sells soft drinks, liquor, candy, snacks and merchandise. Please note: No outside food is allowed into the theater.
Is there a coat rack or a coat check?
Cloakroom service is available to patrons only during the winter months.
Is there a lost and found?
No. Inquiries about lost items should be directed to Ticketmaster at (212) 757-8646.
May I use a camera in the theater?
No, the use of cameras and recording devices is strictly prohibited.
Should I dress up to see the show?
Some people choose to wear “special occasion” clothes for a Broadway performance, but business casual attire is perfectly appropriate.