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Romeo y Julieta Credits

The Public Theater and WNYC Studios

Oskar Eustis Artistic Director
Patrick Willingham Executive Director

Goli Sheikholeslami President & CEO
Andrew Golis Chief Content Officer



Romeo y Julieta by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Saheem Ali and Ricardo Pérez González 
Based on the Spanish translation by Alfredo Michel Modenessi
Directed by Saheem Ali

Original music composed and performed by Michael Thurber
Sound Design by Bray Poor and Jessica Paz

Audio Supervision by Bray Poor
Lead Audio Engineer  Isaac Jones
Audio Engineers Beth Lake and Izumi Marie Rosas and Chris Morocco from Black Rose Sound 
Assistant Audio Engineer Melissa Valencia

Creative Content Producer Ricardo Pérez González
Creative Consultant Elliott Forrest from WQXR 
Assistant Director and Script Supervisor Raz Golden 
Director of Voice and Speech Andrew Wade
Voice Associate Julie Congress
Spanish Language Coach Rosie Berrido
Vocal Coach Beth McGuire 
Fight Consultant Rocio Mendez 
Production Stage Manager Janelle Caso 
Stage Manager Luisa Sánchez Colón


Carlo Albán as Benvolio 
Karina Arroyave as The Apothecary
Erick Betancourt as Abraham
Michael Braugher as Balthasar 
Carlos Carrasco as Lord Montague
Juan Castano as Romeo 
Ivonne Coll as Nurse 
John J. Concado as Peter
Hiram Delgado as Tybalt 
Guillermo Diaz as Gregory 
Sarah Nina Hayon as Lady Montague
Kevin Herrera as Ensemble
Modesto Lacen as Prince Escalus
Florencia Lozano as Capulet 
Irene Sofia Lucio as Mercutio
Keren Lugo as Sister Joan
Benjamin Luis McCracken as Paris’s Page
Julio Monge as Friar Lawrence
Javier Muñoz as Paris
Lupita Nyong’o as Julieta
Tony Plana as Chorus
David Zayas as Samson

Additional Commentary and Analysis from:

Saheem Ali
Juan Castano
Oskar Eustis
Ricardo Pérez González
Modesto Lacen
Keren Lugo
Florencia Lozano
Alfredo Michel Modenessi
Lupita Nyong’o
Jim Shapiro
Ayanna Thompson

Additional Narration by Julio Monge

Illustrations by Erick Dávila


Jon Lampley, Trumpet
Eddie Barbash, Alto Saxophone
Mark Dover, Bass Clarinet 


The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust provides leadership support for The Public Theater's year-round activities.

Lead support for The Public’s digital programming provided by Bank of America, JetBlue Airways, The Blavatnik Family Foundation, Ford Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, American Express, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Additional support provided by The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, The Tow Foundation, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, David Rockefeller Fund, WarnerMedia, Alphadyne Foundation, and Arison Arts Foundation.