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The Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

  • Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street Waterville, ME, 04901 United States (map)

THIS IS AN ENCORE BROADCAST FROM THE BOLSHOI BALLET IN MOSCOW.

Written by: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography by: Alexei Ratmansky
Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, 5 minutes (intermissions TBA)

Despite each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the two families will cost Mercutio’s life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend.

The star-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev’s remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights. Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the two eternal lovers in Alexei Ratmansky’s stunning evocation of love at first sight.

Tickets: $15 - $18
Prices include per ticket handling fees.

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