VENTURE CAPITALIST MANNY BELLO FORGES NEW GROUND THROUGH FORAY INTO THEATER JOINING ROMEO & JULIET
08/06/2013

USHERING IN THE FALL BROADWAY SEASON,
ROMEO & JULIET EXPANDS ARRAY OF
ACCLAIMED PRODUCERS

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THRIVING VENTURE CAPITALIST, MANNY BELLO
FORGES NEW GROUND THROUGH FORAY INTO THEATER
JOINING ICONIC PRODUCTION

USHERING IN THE FALL BROADWAY SEASON,
ROMEO & JULIET EXPANDS ARRAY OF
ACCLAIMED PRODUCERS

(New York, NY -- July 28, 2013) – Having spent over two decades mastering the art of angel investing, world-class venture capitalist Manny Bello of Maven Partners, LLC has embraced the coveted role of Producer for this season’s most anticipated revival, Romeo and Juliet. Manny joins a team of award-winning theater veterans including Nick Scandalios, Terry Allen Kramer, Marritt Baer, Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey along with Broadway’s iconic producers Susan Bristow & James Nederlander in presenting this star-studded retelling of one of William Shakespeare's best-known and most beloved iconic plays.

"It is an eye-opening and exciting experience to join such a distinguished team for what may be the most significant Broadway revival in years," reveals Bello. "I am honored to be apart of bringing this amazing classic story to life and being a witness as Shakespeare’s characters are immortalized on the stage.”

In this epic production, international film star and Hollywood heartthrob Orlando Bloom will make his long-awaited Broadway debut beside Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (Stick Fly, The Trip to Bountiful) as they enact the heart-wrenching story of star-crossed lovers. Marking history as the first time in 36 years that Romeo and Juliet will be produced on Broadway, this version of the classic tale has been masterfully revitalized with a modern setting, innovatively portraying the main roles as an interracial couple at the center of Shakespeare's compelling romantic tragedy.

The collaboration of behind the scenes and on-stage talent represents a standard of excellence acquired by few productions. Directed by the critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux (Arcadia, Cyrano de Bergerac, Nine, The Glass Menagerie, Jumpers), the skillful cast also features Tony Award nominees Jayne Houdyshell (Follies, Dead Accounts) as the Nurse and Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper (The Life, Chicago, Finian's Rainbow) as Lord Capulet. Previews for Romeo and Juliet are set to commence on August 24, 2013. The red carpet will warmly welcome celebrities and cultural connoisseurs from across the nation followed by a legion of fans for Opening Night on September 19, 2013 at the legendary Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Manny Bello and his firm, Maven Partners, LLC, have also received overwhelming acclaim within the entertainment industry for the introduction of the revolutionary gaming platform, Play Gig-it.

Tickets for Romeo & Juliet are available at www.Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
For more information visit www.romeoandjulietbroadway.com.

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