Manheim to nurse ‘Romeo’ in the park

Actress joins cast of Public Theater production

Camryn Manheim has joined the Public Theater’s upcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of “Romeo and Juliet.”

Thesp (“The Practice”) will play the Nurse in a cast led by Lauren Ambrose (“Six Feet Under,” “Awake and Sing!”) and Oscar Isaac (“Two Gentlemen of Verona”) as the titular star-crossed lovers.

Michael Greif (“Rent,” “Grey Gardens”) helms “Romeo,” while Daniel Sullivan (“Prelude to a Kiss”) will direct the Public’s second outdoor offering of the summer, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Runs for both this year’s productions of Shakespeare in the Park, an annual free-theater tradition in Gotham, have been upped from four weeks each to five. “Romeo” begins perfs June 5; “Midsummer” kicks off Aug. 7.

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