Watch & Juliet cast perform I Want It That Way in lockdown

The wonderful West End cast of & Juliet have shared a special lockdown performance.

The company of the hit new musical sing Backstreet Boys classic I Want It That Way from isolation in the video above.

Playing at the Shaftesbury Theatre, & Juliet is a comedy musical that retells the classic story of Romeo and Juliet by asking: what if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning?

Currently nominated for nine Olivier Awards, & Juliet follows Shakespeare and his wife Anne as they rewrite and act out a revised version of his tragedy.

> & Juliet musical review – ★★★★★.

The show features a pop score by Max Martin, with songs alongside I Want It That Way including Break Free (Ariana Grande), …Baby One More Time (Britney Spears), Teenage Dream (Katy Perry) Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd) and It’s My Life (Bon Jovi).

An original London cast recording was released in 2019, available to buy, download and stream here.

The current West End cast features Miriam-Teak Lee as Juliet, Oliver Tompsett as William, Cassidy Janson as Anne, Melanie La Barrie as Nurse, Jordan Luke Gage as Romeo, David Bedella as Lance, Arun Blair-Mangat as May and Tim Mahendran as Francois.

Jocasta Almgill, Josh Baker, Ivan De Freitas, Rhian Duncan, Danielle Fiamanya, Kieran Lai, Nathan Lorainey-Dineen, Jaye Marshall, Grace Mouat, Antoine Murray-Straughan, Billy Nevers, Kerri Norville, Christopher Parkinson, Dillon Scott-Lewis, Kirstie Skivington, Alex Tranter and Sophie Usher.

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.


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