Rebecca Frecknall’s Romeo and Juliet – cast announced for Almeida

The Almeida Theatre in Islington has announced casting for Rebecca Frecknall’s forthcoming production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

As previously announced the production will star Isis Hainsworth (Red Rose, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, A Midsummer Night’s Dream) as Juliet, and Emmy Award-nominee Toheeb Jimoh (Ted Lasso, Nine Lessons and Carols: stories for a long winter) as Romeo.

Joining them in the cast will be Raphael Akuwudike as Balthazar, Jamie Ballard as Capulet, Miles Barrow as Benvolio, Amanda Bright as Lady Capulet, Luke Cinque-White as Servant/Gregory, James Cooney as Paris, Paul Higgins as Friar Lawrence, Jyuddah Jaymes as Tybalt, Kieron Jecchinis as Prince, Jo McInnes as Nurse, Daniel Phung as Apothecary/Sampson, Jack Riddiford as Mercutio, and Gideon Turner as Montague.

Rebecca Frecknall is the Oliver Award-winning director of A Streetcar Named Desire, which is now playing at the Phoenix Theatre in the West End until 6 May 2023, and Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club in London.

The production will be designed by Chloe Lamford, with costume design by Debbie Duru, lighting design by Lee Curran, sound design by Gareth Fry, casting by Julia Horan CDG, and fight direction by Jonathan Holby.

Romeo and Juliet will run from 6 June to 29 July 2023 at the Almeida.

📷 Main photo: Romeo and Juliet cast at the Almeida Theatre 2023

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