Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn

Name: A.R.T./New York Theatres/ Mezzanine Theatre
Address: 502 West 53rd St, New York, NY 10019
Production Information
First performance date: January 14, 2020
Opening date: January 23, 2020
Closing date: February 16, 2020
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
Romeo yes, THAT Romeo - awakens and 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.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Amas Musical Theatre Producer
Robert Becker Associate Producer
Eric Krebs Associate Producer
Mark Saltzman Book & Lyrics
Justin Ross Cohen Director
Justin Ross Cohen Choreographer
Kathryn Ann Wright Associate Choreographer
Anna Kostakis Dance Captain
Ashley Lauren Rogers Fight Director
Walt Spangler Set Designer
Joseph Schrope Costume Designer
Fabio Toblini Costume Designer
Ken Billington Lighting Designer
One Dream Sound Designer
Tommy Kurzman Wig Designer
Donna Trinkoff General Manager
Colette Ambo Company Manager
Richard Hillman Public Relations Press Representative
Christine Viega Production Stage Manager
Alex Murphy Assistant Stage Manager
Josh Iacovelli Production Manager
Mike Schulz Production Manager
Sharon Mejia Wardrobe Supervisor
Aaron Gandy Music Direction
Steve Orich Orchestrations
Steve Orich Arranger
Steve Orich Musical Supervision
Jon Berger Drums
Aaron Gandy Keyboards
Jason Loffrendo Keyboards
Simon Hutchins Woodwinds
Jason Loffrendo Associate Music Director
Carol Hanzel Casting Casting
Qiktix, Inc. Marketing

Actor Role
Nikita Burshteyn Romeo
Anna Kostakis Bernadette
Carlos Lopez Sal Penza
Michael Marotta Don Del Canto
Judy McLane Camille Penza
Michael Notardonato Dino Del Canto/Brooklyn Guy
Ari Raskin Donna Dubachek/Brooklyn Girl
Troy Valjean Rucker Multi-Character
Zach Schanne Tito
Viet Vo Lips
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lyrics Mark Saltzman Book & Lyrics
2 NOMINATED 2020 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Book of a Musical Mark Saltzman Book & Lyrics
3 WON 2020 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Book of a Musical Mark Saltzman Book & Lyrics
4 WON 2020 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Judy McLane Actor
This production was supposed to transfer to Theatre Row on March 17, 2020, but did not because of COVID-19.