Romeo and Juliet

Tragedy - Revival

City Center

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 13, 1962
  • Closing Date: March 11, 1962
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 16

Playwright: William Shakespeare


Teenagers Romeo and Juliet fall for each other despite their warring families in Verona. Their passionate romance leads to tragedy in William Shakespeare's tale of forbidden love.


Opening Night Cast

Joanna Dunham Juliet
John Stride Romeo
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Nino Rota Music
  Franco Zeffirelli Staging
  Pirmin Trecu Choreographer
  Franco Zeffirelli Scenic Design
  Peter J. Hall Costume Design
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Theatre World Award John Stride Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Special Award Franco Zeffirelli Winner
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