Christopher Evan Welch
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Christopher Evan Welch
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Full casting has been announced for The Public Theater's free production of Romeo & Juliet at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park, June 5-July 8. The show, which will open officially on June 24, will be directed by Michael Greif.

Joining previously announced cast members Lauren Ambrose (Juliet), Oscar Isaac (Romeo), and Camryn Manheim (Nurse) are Opal Alladin (Lady Capulet), George Bartenieff (Lord Montague/Apothecary/Cousin Capulet), Ari Brand (Ensemble), Anthony Carrigan (Ensemble), Dan Colman (Paris), Michael Cristofer (Lord Capulet), Tiffany Danielle (Ensemble), Seth Duerr (Ensemble), Quincy Dunn-Baker (Ensemble), Saidah Arrika Ekulona (Lady Montague), Christian Felix (Ensemble), Brian Tyree Henry (Tybalt), Susan Hyon (Ensemble), Orville Mendoza (Ensemble), Owiso Odera (Benvolio), Jeff Omura (Ensemble), Lucas Papaelias (Ensemble), Austin Pendleton (Friar Laurence), Mary Rasmussen (Ensemble), Michael Rossmy (Ensemble), Cornelius Smith, Jr. (Ensemble), Alexander Sovronsky (Ensemble), Timothy D. Stickney (Prince Escalus), and Christopher Evan Welch (Mercutio).

The second show of the 2007 Shakespeare in the Park season will be A Midsummer Night's Dream, to be directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, August 6-September 9. Casting will be announced at a later date.