ROH: Romeo & Juliet
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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.
Marcelino Sambé (Romeo), Anna-Rose O’Sullivan (Juliet) and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
Choreography Kenneth MacMillan
Music Sergey Prokofiev
Designer Nicholas Georgiadis
Lighting designer John B. Read
Running time 205mins