Of the many versions of Shakespeare’s timeless love story, Sir Kenneth Macmillan’s masterful ballet is considered one of the 20th century’s greatest adaptations. With its emotional choreography and Prokofiev’s famous score, this moving tale of star-crossed lovers that is sure to stay with you long after you leave the Academy of Music.
Student matinee performances are performances of select ballets that are marketed to schools and school groups. A full, regular performance is presented to an audience that primarily consists of elementary and middle school students. Student matinees are open to the public.