January 24, 2014
Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents the classic Romeo and Juliet, an exciting tale of two young lovers who defiantly stand together despite family and long standing traditions that attempt to pry them apart. Shakespeare’s beloved star-crossed romance is a timeless and exquisite masterpiece. Set to Prokofiev’s gorgeous score, against a sumptuous setting in 16th century Verona, the magnificence and grandeur of Rudi van Dantzig’s full-length production captivates with its riveting sword fights, compelling drama, and breathtaking classical choreography. Despite its tragic end, audiences will be swept away as they witness the unfolding of an unforgettable romance and an immortal tale between Juliet and her Romeo.