San Francisco Ballet: Romeo & Juliet
With its passionate choreography, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and celebrated score by Sergei Prokofiev, this colorful and emotional retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet has packed houses around the world. Helgi Tomasson’s bravura interpretation of the Bard’s greatest tragedy “lifts Shakespeare’s complex and familiar language off the gilded pages and translates it into lucid classical choreography that is visceral, fresh, and ultimately sublime,“ (The Huffington Post) with Maria Kochetkova and Davit Karapetyan in the title roles.
San Francisco Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet for Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance was made possible by First Republic Bank. Additional support was provided by The Diana Dollar Knowles Foundation and Denise Littlefield Sobel.
Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance is made possible by Founding Partners Jody and John Arnhold and the Howard Gilman Foundation. Additional support provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Nora and James Orphanides, Orphanides & Associates LLC, Stuart Coleman, the Blavatnik Family Foundation Fund for Dance and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
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