Sergei Prokofiev's now iconic interpretation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has been staged by dance companies
the world over. Revived at the Royal Opera House
in 2012, Romeo and Juliet the ballet found a new, modern audience at one of London's cornerstone venues. Its remarkable choreography and breathtaking set design were accompanied by Prokofiev's
score, performed by the Royal Opera House orchestra. Other troupes continue to bring Romeo and Juliet the ballet to
stage, breathing new life into a long-loved production with each run.
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Romeo and Juliet is one of William Shakespeare's best known tragedies, telling the tale of two lovers kept apart
by a long standing family feud. In the Prokofiev-scored ballet, Romeo
and Juliet's romantic drama is translated with fluid choreography, while violent clashes between the Montagues and Capulets
are performed with energetic verve. As a ballet, the story of dizzy-with-love Romeo and headstrong Juliet is just as affecting,
using a beloved dance form to express the play's depth and emotion.
In the 1960s, choreographer Kenneth MacMillian revived the classic work at the Royal Opera House, infusing Romeo and
Juliet the ballet with jubilation and woe told through dance. At its grand opening the performance was met with a stunning
43 curtain calls, the crowd refusing to leave until the safety curtain was brought down. Today, Romeo and Juliet is
received with enthusiasm as well, thrilling both those familiar with and new to the ballet.
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