R + J: AN UNCIVIL TALE will had it's World Premiere on April 10, 2015 at The Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City and ran a limited engagement of 12 performances.


About the Play:

Set in the border-state of Kentucky in 1863 Civil War America, Romeo, son of the former-slave Montague's, meets Juliet, daughter of the Confederate Capulet's.



Written by Adam Mace & Kaitlyn Schirard

Directed by Adam Mace

Choreographed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj 

Music Directed by Christian Lee Branch

Stage Managed/Lighting Designed by Charlie Kanev    

Sound Designed by Lauren Harpst      


Romeo:  Jordane Christie

Juiet:  Julia Boyes 

Mama Opal:  Adiagha Faizah 

Reverend Lawrence:  Christian Lee Branch

Capulet:  Brian DePetris 

Mrs. Capulet: Kelly Strandemo 

Montague:  Chris Witherspoom 

Mrs. Montague:  Angel Brice

Malcolm:  Tony Melson

Booker:  Christopher Ellis 

Percy:  Conner Ling

Timothy:  Keifer Adkins 

The Governor:  Raphael Corkhill 

Ensemble: Christopher Augustine, Cammeron Baits, Matt Benincasa,
Julia Blauvelt, Annie Dow, Kevin Jones, Mary Elise Jones, Davis Leonard, 
Patrick McCormick, Samantha Randolph, Cole Selby, Ali Viterbi,
Rebekah D. Wilson, Martha Woldu