Romeo and Juliet has become a great modern ballet classic of the ballet repertory since its creation by Royal Ballet Director Kenneth MacMillan and its premiere in 1965.The doomed lovers attempt to find their way through the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and the Capulets.
Cast Marcelino Sambé (Romeo), Anna-Rose O’Sullivan (Juliet) Orchestra of the Royal Opera
House Credits Choreography Kenneth MacMillan Music Sergey Prokofiev Designer Nicholas Georgiadis Lighting designer John B. Read
Running times:3 hours and 25 minutes (including two intervals)
This screening is from the live performance on 3rd February 2022.