The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The New American Shakespeare Tavern Presents Romeo and Juliet


Atlanta's New American Shakespeare Tavern presents MacbethThe Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The New American Shakespeare Tavern invites you to join us for our 13th anniversary of performing this play about young lovers, feuding families and one Friar with good intentions.

Romeo and Juliet is directed by Drew Reeves and runs February 3 to 26 with an additional performance on Tuesday February 14 at 7:30 p.m. and bonus performances on March 1 and 8. Tickets are $12 for a General Admission Preview on Thursday, February 2. Join the cast and crew members for a lively Question and Answer session on Sunday, February 12 after the show!

Juliet  – Kelly Criss
Romeo – Matt Felten
Mercutio – Paul Hester*
Benvolio – Brian Mayberry 
Tybalt  – Daniel Parvis
Friar Lawrence  – Jeff McKerley*
Friar John – Doug Kaye*
Lord Capulet  – John Curran
Lady Capulet  – Mary Saville
Prince  – Troy Willis
Lord Montague – Doug Kaye*
Lady Montague – Kirstin Calvert
Peter – Doug Kaye*
Paris – Stephen Hanthorn
Nurse – Josie Burgin Lawson
Abraham  – Jeff McKerley*
Gregory – J.C. Long
Sampson – Stephen Hanthorn
Balthasar – Caleb ZLawton
Paris’ Page – Brian Mayberry
The Watch – Daniel Parvis, J.C. Long*, Kirstin Calvert
Maskers – Jeff McKerley*, Kirstin Calvert, Troy Willis*
Servants – Troy Willis*, Caleb Z. Lawton
* Member of Actor’s Equity

Performance days and times:
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 6:30 p.m.
10 a.m. most Tuesday and Wednesdays. 

 Additional show times added for the following production:

Romeo and Juliet – 7:30 p.m. performance  on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 (Saturday night price structure)

Ticket Prices:

Seating areas: Main Floor Seats, Box Seats (on floor) and Balcony Seats

 Regular Ticket Prices:

Thurs night:

  • Main: $24
  • Box: $20
  • Balcony: $15

 Friday night:

  • Main: $32
  • Box: $26
  • Balcony: $22

 Saturday night:

  • Main: $36
  • Box: $30
  • Balcony: $24

 Sunday night:

  • Main: $28
  • Box: $22
  • Balcony: $15

 An 8% sales tax is added on top of all purchases made at The Shakespeare Tavern.

Discount Ticket Options: $12 tickets for Thursday Previews, $15 for Friday Previews (unless otherwise noted);. Student/Educator prices: $5 off per price level per night except in the Balcony on Thursdays and Sundays. Not valid on Saturday nights.  $14 for 10 a.m. matinees.  $3 off for Military, Seniors, Groups of 10 or more, except in the Balcony on Thursdays and Sundays. Promotional discount offers are not valid closing weekend of a performance.

Purchase Tickets Online for most performances at

For information on:

The Shakespeare Club Program and Flex Pass: call or email The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 or or visit our website at

Education Programs and Workshops: call or email Laura Cole, Education Director at 404-874-5299, X58 or

Volunteer Opportunities: call or email Suzanne Mercer, Volunteer Coordinator at 404-874-5299, X59 or

 Accessibility and The Shakespeare Tavern: The Shakespeare Tavern is handicapped accessible. Please let the box office know if you have any special needs that we should be aware of in order to make your Shakespeare Tavern experience the very best we can. Our handicapped entrance ramp/parking is located directly behind our building. Once you turn onto Renaissance Parkway from Peachtree Street, you will turn right onto Courtland Street. The Tavern’s back entrance will be immediately on your right once you clear the building on the corner and the traffic poles. The turn comes up quickly, so please drive slowly. Handicapped parking is directly in front of the ramp, behind our building.                               

Location: The New American Shakespeare Tavern is located at 499 Peachtree Street, NE, just four blocks south of The Fox Theater and directly across the street from Emory University Hospital Midtown.

Parking: In the evening, we recommend parking in the Emory University Hospital Midtown Parking Deck located directly across the street from the front doors of The Shakespeare Tavern on Peachtree Street. Regular parking price is $5.                       

DO NOT park onPine Streetor in the empty parking lots onPine Street. Your car might be booted if you park in these lots.

 Food and Beverage Service: The Tavern opens one hour and fifteen minutes before the performance for food and beverage service. Chef for a Night provides a British-pub-style menu for dinner. The Tavern has a beer, wine, coffee, tea, and soft drink bar that serves Bass and Guinness on tap.

Seating and Box Office: Seating is done on a “first come, first served” basis within each designated section. Table seating is limited however all seats can accommodate food and beverages. For reservations or more information, call or email The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 or or order tickets on-line at

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