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Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

ROMEO & JULIET

Passionate dancing, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and stunning set and costume designs bring Shakespeare’s tale of star-crossed lovers brilliantly to life. Set to the hauntingly beautiful Prokofiev score, Helgi Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet transports you from the streets of Renaissance Verona to the grandeur of the Capulet’s ballroom, from the strife of warring families to the flush of first love and its tragic end. Rapturously sensual and deeply moving, Romeo & Juliet offers a profound emotional experience.

APR 21–APR 30

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COMPOSER

Sergei Prokofiev

CHOREOGRAPHER

Helgi Tomasson

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Scenery and Costume Design: Jens-Jacob Worsaae

Lighting Design: Thomas R. Skelton
Fight Scene Choreography: Martino Pistone in collaboration with Helgi Tomasson

World Premiere: March 8, 1994—San Francisco Ballet, War Memorial Opera House; San Francisco, California

The 1994 world premiere of Romeo & Juliet was made possible by the E. L. Wiegand Foundation. Additional support was provided by Lucy and Fritz Jewett, Chris and Warren Hellman, Mr. Rudolph W. Driscoll, The Bernard Osher Foundation, Franklin Templeton Group, and Deloitte.