"A commanding Ed Hoopman" in Romeo and Juliet at the Huntington Theatre

Ed Hoopman with Omar Robinson. Photo: T. Charles Erickson

Ed Hoopman with Omar Robinson. Photo: T. Charles Erickson

Great reviews for Romeo and Juliet at the Huntington in Boston. Last week - Closes March 31st!

Boston Globe: "There is enough talent here to tackle the entire Shakespearean canon. Mobilizing a large cast that includes a remarkable number of Boston’s best actors, director Peter DuBois generates an onrushing velocity.”

Theater Mirror

Get tickets and more info here: https://www.huntingtontheatre.org/season/2018-2019/romeo-and-juliet/

The production, directed with a striking modern setting by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, stars George Hampe and Lily Santiago as the eponymous star-crossed lovers.

Rounding out the cast are Will Lyman as Friar Lawrence, Matthew J. Harris as Mercutio, Nancy E. Carroll as the Nurse, John Zdrojeski as Tybalt, Maurice E. Parent as Lord Capulet, Marianna Bassham as Lady Capulet, Nael Nacer as Lord Montague and Friar John, Celeste Oliva as Lady Montague, Matthew Bretschneider as Paris, and Omar Robinson as Benvolio, Ed Hoopman as Prince Escalus, Kai Tshikosi as Balthasar and Gregory, Zaven Ovian as Sampson, Khyati Sehgal as Abraham, Dale Place as the Apothecary and the Servingman, and Margaret Clark as Petra.

Romeo and Juliet features choreography by Daniel Pelzig, scenic design by Wilson Chin, costumes by Ilona Somogyi, lighting by Russell H. Champa, and music and sound design by Obadiah Eaves.