Romeo and Juliet • Teatro alla Scala

Ballet ROMEO AND JULIET • from 24 June to 7 July 2023

The ballet “Romeo and Juliet” is a world-famous ballet to the music of Sergei Prokofiev. The ballet in three acts based on the tragedy by William Shakespeare is the longest and most famous ballet by Sergei Prokofiev. From June 24 to July 7, 2023 we can look forward to a new edition of the 2010 production by Mauro Carosi and Odette Nicoletti. The exciting never-ending love story set to the immortal music of Sergei Prokofiev is a ballet classic. One of the most beautiful choreographies is that of Kenneth MacMillans, a stirring ballet full of emotions. Romeo and Juliet ballet has been part of the repertoire at La Scala in Milan for many years. Romeo and Juliet, who does not know the story of the unhappy lovers from Verona, whose parents forbade love and whose fate ends dramatically with the death of the two young people? The exciting story has been adapted in many ways, in the drama by William Shakespeer, in the opera I i Capuleti e I Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini, in the opera Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod and with the ballet Romeo and Juliet to music by Sergei Prokofiev. The ballet Romeo and Juliet has been played on every stage with rank and name in the world. It is a favorite master piece for every choreographer from Frederick Ashton (1955) to John Cranko (1962), Kenneth MacMillans (1965), John Neumeier (1971), Rudolf Nureyev (1977) a.o.