The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet (live screening)

When: Tue, Sep. 22, 2015 7:15pm — 10:15pm

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Kenneth MacMillan’s famous version of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy set to Prokofiev’s magnificent score returns to open the 2015/16 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season. This Romeo and Juliet is rich in the swaggering colour of Verona street life and in sword fights and celebrations, but MacMillan’s focus is always on the complex emotions of the young lovers – especially on Juliet as she experiences the delirious happiness of first love to a shocked, adult perception of her fate. Running time: Est. 3 hours including 2 intervals £16.50, £14.50 conc. £5.50 U16 in advance £17.50, £15.50 conc. £6.50 U16 on the door