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Romeo and Juliet

Repertory Archive

Romeo and Juliet

(pas de deux)


Choreography by Igor Tchernichov
Music by Hector Berlioz
Staged by Elena Tchernichova
Costumes by Marcos Paredes
Lighting by Nananne Porcher

World Premiere

(Full-Length Work)
Leningrad-Kirov Ballet
December 1968
Kirov Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Leningrad, Russia

Cast:
Irina Kolpakova (Juliet)
Vadim Gulyayev (Romeo)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Mercutio)
Valery Panov (Tybalt)

ABT Premiere

(pas de deux)
May 22, 1978
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Natalia Makarova
Ivan Nagy