Matt Doyle, Judy McLane, More Part of Free August 16–17 Concerts of The Romeo & Juliet Project, Featuring Songs of Pat Benatar

Cabaret & Concert News   Matt Doyle, Judy McLane, More Part of Free August 16–17 Concerts of The Romeo & Juliet Project, Featuring Songs of Pat Benatar
 
The new musical has a score by Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and a book by Bradley Bredeweg.
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Free concert staged readings of the new musical The Romeo & Juliet Project are presented August 16–17 at 7 PM in Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor, New York.

The latest installment of Bay Street Theater’s ongoing Under the Stars Community Outreach Program is helmed by Artistic Director Scott Schwartz.

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The cast features Alex Nee as Romeo, Ashley Argota as Juliet, Judy McLane as Madam Capulet, Darlesia Cearcy as Madam Montague, Matt Doyle as Paris, Howard McGillin as The Friar, Jordan Kai Burnett as Benvolia, Carson Higgins as Tybalt, Natalie Masini as Nura, and Jamar Williams as Mercutio.

The ensemble features Liam Allen, Griffin Binnicker, Talia Cohen, Nicolas Gonzales, Avery Norris, and Joya Richmond.

Adam Brett reads stage directions. Jesse Vargas is the musical director and arranger with casting by Stewart/Whitley.

READ: Andrea McArdle, Donna McKechnie, Linda Lavin, and LaChanze to Play Bay Street Theater This Summer

The Romeo & Juliet Project, featuring the music of Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and a book by Bradley Bredeweg, reimagines the story of the star-crossed lovers and brings the audience into the modern, war-torn metropolis of Verona as the newly minted Chancellor Paris takes control and promises to return the city to its traditional roots and destroy the progressive resistance.

Entry to the concert is free, and no tickets are required. Limited VIP seating is available for purchase for the August 16 performance only, with a rain date of August 17. Visit BayStreet.org.

McGillin and more have been special guest performers on Playbill Travel’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are now on sale for Broadway in the Great Northwest, Playbill Travel’s first domestic cruise featuring Kate Baldwin, Tedd Firth, Christopher Fitzgerald, Aaron Lazar, and Faith Prince (April 26–May 4, 2020), and for Broadway on the Mediterranean (August 31–September 7, 2020), featuring Audra McDonald, Will Swenson, Gavin Creel, Caissie Levy and Lindsay Mendez, and for Broadway on the Nile (December 27,2020–January 7, 2021), with performers soon to be announced. To book a suite or stateroom, call Playbill Travel at 866-455-6789 or visit PlaybillTravel.com.

(Updated August 16, 2019)

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