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Performance

Romeo and Juliet

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Gabs Stone Shayer in Romeo and Juliet. Photo: Gene Schiavone.
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Romeo and Juliet


Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Scenery and Costumes by Nicholas Georgiadis
Lighting by Thomas R. Skelton


Running Time: 178 minutes

Against the sumptuous setting of Renaissance Italy, Kenneth MacMillan weaves a “dance tapestry rich in character that is rhapsodic and sensuous” (The New York Times). Sergei Prokofiev’s unforgettable music underscores the beauty and passion of this beloved ballet and its star-crossed lovers.