Bolshoi Ballet to present classic ‘Romeo and Juliet’
Published 9:45 am Thursday, March 26, 2015
Following two record-breaking successes of “The Nutcracker” and “Swan Lake” live broadcasts, the Bolshoi brings an exalting performance of Shakespeare’s immortal story, “Romeo and Juliet,” captured live from Moscow.
“Romeo and Juliet” will be shown at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center.
Set to Sergei Prokofiev’s much-loved score with its famous melodies and universal theme, this timeless masterpiece of impossible love remains an all-time favorite, and is one of the world’s most beloved ballets, according to a press release.
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Stellar performances by Anna Nikulina as Juliet and Alexander Volchkov as Romeo illuminate this masterpiece, making the tale of the two most famous star-crossed lovers an unforgettable experience.
Tickets to “Romeo and Juliet” are $20 for adults and $12 for students.
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