Rachel Ziegler and Kate Connor star in “Romeo and Juliet” on Broadway

Rachel Ziegler and Kate Connor will make their Broadway debut in a new production of the Shakespeare play Romeo + Juliet This fall.

The production will feature music by Grammy Award-winner Jack Antonoff, who is also making his Broadway debut, a Sonia Tayi move (Moulin Rouge! musical) Directed by Sam Gold. Exact dates and theater have not yet been announced, but tickets are scheduled to go on sale in May.

Although few details have been revealed about this version of Shakespeare's classic play, the production uses the tagline “The Youth Are Fucked” and promises an angrier take on the tale.

“With the presidential election approaching in November, I felt a desire to create a show this fall that celebrates youth and hope, and unleashes the anger that young people feel about the world they are inheriting,” said Gould, who is leading this season's program. Enemy of the people.

Meanwhile, in London, Tom Holland and Francesca Ameodah Rivers are set to star in another production of romeo juliet, Directed by Jamie Lloyd. This production runs from May 23 through August.

Connor, best known for his role as Nick Nelson in the series heart stopper, He also appeared as a young Elton John Rocket man He had roles in Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mercy And Little Joe. Connor has many theater credits in London, including starring Fanny and Alexander In Old Vic. He is set to lead the mystery horror film one of us He starred in the film Ace Entertainment A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow Opposite Maya Revico.

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Ziegler rose to prominence when he played Maria in Steven Spielberg's new film adaptation West side storeAt the age of seventeen. She starred as Lucy Gray-Bird The Hunger Games: Song of Songbirds and Snakes And in Shazam! The wrath of the gods. She is scheduled to appear as Snow White in Disney's live-action remake in 2025.

Antonoff recently won his third consecutive Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, and has collaborated with artists such as Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey, The 1975, Diana Ross, Lorde, St. Vincent, and Florence + The Machine. He also leads a pop rock band Terraces.

Seaview, which is behind several shows this season including Enemy of the People, He is the main producer of the play.

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