New Jersey Stage 2017: Issue 5 - Page 78

On Stage: Theatre & Juliet New Jersey Repertory Company, 179 Broadway, Long Branch Charlie Vaughn, an idealistic young director comes to a small conservative college campus to stage a production of Romeo & Juliet. When Charlie announces his decision to abide by Elizabe- than custom and cast a boy as Juliet, he invites the wrath of Annie, an African-American stu- NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 dent who believes she has paid her dues in the drama depart- ment and is passionately vying for the role. Cast includes Nadia Brown, John FitzGibbon, and Ja- cob A. Ware. Marc Geller directs. NJ Rep presents this World Pre- miere of & Juliet by Robert Cais- ley from May 4 to June 4. INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 78