And Juliet musical comes to Sydney

Lorinda May Merrypor plays Juliet in JULIET pic Eugene Hyland 3

The theatrical world is abuzz as the smash hit musical & JULIET prepares to captivate Sydney audiences, with preview performances igniting the stage from 27 February. This critically acclaimed production has already taken Melbourne, Singapore, and Perth by storm — eliciting praise such as “heart-blowing, transformative & irresistible” (The Australian) and being hailed as “triumphant” with a “uniformly brilliant” cast (

Heralded for a performance that could only be described as “jaw-droppingly good” by ABC Radio Melbourne, Lorinda May Merrypor shines in the iconic role of Juliet. Joined by Rob Mills – Australian music veteran as the whimsical Shakespeare – and an ensemble of stellar talent including music theatre icon Amy Lehpamer, chart-topping Casey Donovan, and the versatile Hayden Tee, & JULIET’s Australian production promises an unrivaled theatrical experience.

The jubilant legacy of & JULIET is set to expand as tickets fly off the virtual shelves of Ticketmaster, with shows slated through to 2 June. As the narrative saunters into Sydney’s vibrant cultural scene, Lorinda May Merrypor shares her enthusiasm: “It is such a joy to share the story of & JULIET with even more people in Sydney. We cannot wait to be back on the stage, singing and dancing with everyone each night!”

Reinventing the narrative of one of literature’s most tragic heroines, & JULIET offers an alternative tale where Juliet’s poignant end is merely the beginning of a riveting journey of self-discovery and empowerment. The musical’s heart pulsates through a soundtrack of Max Martin’s pop anthems, earning it nine Tony Award® nominations, including Best Musical. Armed with a song list as timelessly beloved as Juliet’s own legend, the musical dances through tracks like “Baby One More Time,” “Roar,” and “Can’t Stop The Feeling,” ultimately leaving audiences reveling in an exuberant celebration of life and love.

Sydney’s theatrical enthusiasts have every reason to share in the excitement expressed by Rob Mills and Casey Donovan. & JULIET is ready to transform nights at the theatre into an ecstatic festivity of joy and ardent melodies.

As for the future, & JULIET continues to sweep across the globe with the fervor of Juliet’s own unbridled spirit. From the UK Tour set for July 2024 to the debuting German production in October 2024, the musical is poised to serenade the hearts of many, proving that the tale of Juliet is an ever-evolving epic of love, rebirth, and the magical power of music.

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Lorinda May Merrypor plays Juliet in JULIET pic Eugene Hyland 4