India, May 23 -- Kit Connor and Rachel Zegler are ready to bring Romeo and Juliet back to life in a Broadway production. The production is set to begin performances on September 26 and to open on October 24 at Circle in the Square Theatre.

Zelger has also appeared as a Juliet-inspired character, Maria, in the 2021 film adaptation of "West Side Story." Alongside the Heartstopper heartthrob Kit Conner, Sam Gold, a Tony winner, is set to direct the new Romeo and Juliet play that seems to be leaning into the alienation of youth in a world of violent adults.

The production's first look was unveiled on Wednesday, with a video showing Zegler and Connor flirting and dancing to a song by Antonoff's band, Bleachers.

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