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& Juliet: First look at new pop musical by Max Martin

New musical & Juliet premiered a first look at West End Live 2019.

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The brand new jukebox musical will open in Manchester later this year before transferring to London’s West End.

& Juliet is described as an “irreverent and fun-loving new West End musical” that asks: what if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning?

& Juliet features a pop score by Max Martin, with songs including Break Free (Ariana Grande), …Baby One More Time (Britney Spears), Everybody (Backstreet Boys), Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd) and Love Me like You Do (Ellie Goulding).

For their West End Live performance, the cast performed the musical’s versions of Bon Jovi’s It’s My Life and Katy Perry’s Roar.

You can watch & Juliet’s performance from West End Live 2019 below…

The current confirmed cast includes Miriam-Teak Lee as Juliet, with Oliver Tompsett and Cassidy Janson as Mr and Mrs. Shakespeare, Melanie La Barrie as Nurse, Jordan Luke Gage as Romeo and David Bedella.

The new original musical will make its world premiere in Manchester at the city’s Opera House between 10 September and 12 October, 2019.

Book & Juliet Manchester tickets here.

It will then transfer to the West End, playing the Shaftesbury Theatre from 2 November 2019 to 28 March 2020.

Book & Juliet West End tickets here.

More performances from West End Live this year included Disney’s Aladdin, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, On Your Feet!, Come From Away, The Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables.

Joining them were 9 to 5 The Musical, Mamma Mia!, Waitress, Six, Jesus Christ Superstar, Wicked, Thriller Live, The View Upstairs.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.