June 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York
Running Time: 178 minutes
Gillian Murphy, Cory Stearns, Daniil Simkin
Kenneth MacMillanís masterful interpretation of Shakespeareís enduring romantic tragedy has become one of ABTís signature productions. Against the sumptuous setting of Renaissance Italy, MacMillan weaves a dance tapestry rich in character nuance and sensuality, and Sergei Prokofievís unforgettable music underscores the lyric beauty and passion of this beloved balletís star-crossed lovers.
Choreography by: Kenneth MacMillan
Music by: Sergei Prokofiev
Set by: Nicholas Georgiadis
Costumes by: Nicholas Georgiadis
Lighting by: Thomas R. Skelton
Misty Copeland and Daniil Simkin in Romeo and Juliet.
Photo: Gene Schiavone.