Elizabeth Olsen has just been cast as the leading role of Juliet in William Shakespeare‘s classic play Romeo & Juliet, according to the New York Times.
The 24-year-old actress will take the Off-Broadway stage for the 2013/2014 season at the Classic Stage Company, located downtown in New York City.
No word yet on who will star opposite Elizabeth as her star-crossed lover Romeo.
Elizabeth‘s portrayal of Juliet will be her first time originating an on-stage role! We cannot wait to see her live in action!
ARE YOU EXCITED that Elizabeth Olsen will be playing Juliet in Romeo & Juliet Off-Broadway???