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BOLSHOI: Romeo & Juliet

Sun 29 March

BOLSHOI: Romeo & Juliet

A remarkable cinematic score and stunning evocation of love at first sight.

In spite of each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues will cost Mercutio’s life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend…

The star-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev a remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights. Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the two eternal lovers in Alexei Ratmansky’s stunning evocation of love at first sight.

Performance: 3 hours 5 mins
Certificate: 12A (as live)

Cast Ekaterina Krysanova (Juliet), Vladislav Lantratov (Romeo), Igor Tsvirko (Mercutio), Dmitry Dorokhov (Benvolio), Vitaly Biktimirov (Tybalt), and the Corps de Ballet

Music Sergei Prokofiev
Choerography Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Radlov and Adrian Piotrovsky (after William Shakespeare)

Date

Sun 29 March

Starts

15:00

Ages

12A

Price

£12 adv / £13 on door