“For never was a story of more woe (great sorrow or distress), than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” (William Shakespeare)
Romeo and Juliet ballet is an all-time favourite classic love story.
William Shakespeare’s story of Romeo and Juliet was one of the first works of literature to inspire ballet choreographers – so perfectly suited to dance are its drama, romance and tragedy.
Set to one of Prokofiev’s most evocative scores, this production is filled with beautiful dance, riveting battles, and compelling drama, all amidst stunning production designs.
Two innocent youths meet by chance, relishing the discovery and passion of first love—only to be shattered by tragic twists of fate and the destructive hatred of their own families.
Romeo and Julietis based on external conflict and portrays the long-standing quarrel between two established families in Verona.
Romeo and Juliet ends in tragedy. Because they cannot profess their love openly, fate intervenes and causes Romeo to kill himself, believing Juliet is dead. When Juliet discovers the death of her husband, she kills herself, wanting to be with her lover through eternity. Their deaths, however, bring to a final close the age-old quarrel between the Capulets and Montagues.
Romeo and Juliet has become one of the most beloved ballets, captured the imagination of many generations over the years, and continues to attract audiences worldwide, full of mystery and romance.
The Ballet is known for its breathless ‘Pas de Deux’, dramatic emotions and tragic tale, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest classical ballets of all time !