& Juliet

& Juliet

4.5 (34) · Musicals

What if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning? What if she decided to choose her own fate?


Romeo & Juliet final scene. Juliet picks up the dagger and….gets a life.

This vital new musical sees Juliet getting over Romeo by running off to Paris with Nurse and her best friends on a whirlwind trip of romance and self-discovery. You know, like a normal young woman! Shakespeare and his wife Anne Hathaway may have their own ideas but this is Juliet’s story now. So don’t tell her how it ends.

A timely and timeless tale of one independent young woman writing her own story, & Juliet is a riotous comic blast of fun and glorious pop music that proves when it comes to love, there’s always life after Romeo…

& Juliet includes some of pop music’s most iconic songs, including …Baby One More Time, Everybody, Love Me Like You Do and I Can’t Feel My Face, written over a span of 25 years by internationally renowned song-writer Max Martin along with various collaborators, and all in brilliant new arrangements by the ‘Tony’ and ‘Grammy’ Award-winning orchestrator Bill Sherman.

Brought to life by an award-winning creative team in an explosive fusion of styles, & Juliet will be directed by Luke Sheppard (In the Heights) with a story by David West Read (Schitt’s Creek), electrifying choreography from Jennifer Weber and stunning set design from Soutra Gilmour.

Additional cast and creative team to be announced.

Critic reviews

Songs of the prolific Swedish tunesmith are shoehorned into a silly Shakespeare-derived story for this misguided West End musical

The Guardian

A care-free, glorious ride that will have audiences humming tunes all the way home


Fantastic new musical featuring songs by Britney Spears, Katy Perry and others that picks up where Shakespeare’s play left off

The Stage

A gloriously silly, unexpectedly poignant production

The Independent

It's essentially glorified panto

The Telegraph

A popular hit made from popular hits has been born

London Theatre

Joyously daft musical riff on ‘Romeo & Juliet’, based on the hits of pop maestro Max Martin

Time Out

The best party in town

Broadway World

Camp and unsubtle but this glittery fever dream of a musical shines

Evening Standard

A powerhouse of a cast tell a story of ‘what if’ using Max Martin’s songs in ways that will surprise you

Everything Theatre

Camp, silly, romantic and not a little bit profound

Musical Theatre Review

Incredibly entertaining and a whole lot of fun

Theatre Weekly

A fun, feminist makeover of Romeo and Juliet chooses life – with a great pop soundtrack

The Observer

Fun while it lasted


This musical may end up dividing opinions as much as the original

A Younger Theatre

Date & time

Until 12 Feb
Fri 24 Sep 2021 - Sat 12 Feb 2022,
2.30pm & 7.30pm
Runtime: 2 hrs 30 mins


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