|Alia Jones-Harvey and Stephen C. Byrd|
|Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad|
Following the success of two more star-studded revivals, including “A Streetcar Named Desire" and Horton Foote’s “The Trip To Bountiful," Byrd and Jones-Harvey kicked off their newest production, "Romeo and Juliet," this past weekend, featuring a multicultural lineup -- an African-American Juliet (Condola Rashad) and a white Romeo (Orlando Bloom). The revival marks the first time in 36 years that the play will be produced on Broadway. Huffpost Black Voices spoke with Byrd and Jones-Harvey to get their insight on the industry, how their background in finance sets them apart, and what they plan to bring to the stage next. To continue reading, please click here.
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