Bolshoi Ballet – Romeo and Juliet
On Sunday 21st January, live from the Bolshoi theatre 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, with music by Sergei Prokofiev, Starring the Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet.
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 a heart-wrenching tragedy. Alexei Ratmansky’s 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. (2hr 30min)
Tickets on sale from 15th December via http://octagonfilms.org.uk or from Quinns Bookshop, three Crowns Yard, The High Street, Market Harborough.