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Sun 21 January

BOLSHOI LIVE : Romeo & Juliet

A tragic romance, beautifully encapsulated in a brand new ballet

New Production

In Verona, Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love while their respective families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are caught in a bitter rivalry ending in heart-wrenching tragedy…

Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic.

His brilliant and detailed adaptation set to Prokofiev’s romantic and cinematic score, reignites the story of literature’s most celebrated star-crossed lovers like no other classical ballet choreographer today.

Performance: 3 hours, 5 minutes
Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky

For the 8th consecutive year, the Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema season presents the greatest classics restaged by today’s most celebrated choreographers for a cinema-exclusive experience featuring some of the finest dancers in the world.

Bolshoi 2017/18 season trailer

Date

Sun 21 January

Starts

15:00

Price

£11.50 adv / £12.50 door