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One of history's most enduring love stories

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.

Sterling Baca and Lillian DiPiazza | Photo: Chris Crisman

Video footage courtesy of  Birmingham Royal Ballet

Location

Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Duration

2 hours, 50 minutes / 2 intermissions

Romeo & Juliet News & Events

Romeo & Juliet News & Events

Culture Vulture: Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet

Published on: Friday, October 26, 2018
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CBS3: Visually-Impaired Dancers Learn ‘Romeo And Juliet’ With Pennsylvania Ballet

Published on: Friday, October 19, 2018
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ThinkingDANCE: Dancing Beautiful Despair: Romeo & Juliet

Published on: Friday, October 19, 2018
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CriticalDance: Pennsylvania Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

Published on: Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Al Dia: A Cuban dancer brings Shakespeare’s famous love story to life in Philadelphia

Published on: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Broad Street Review: Pennsylvania Ballet presents Sir Kenneth Macmillan’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Published on: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Haglund's Heel: PA Ballet's Romeo & Juliet, a stunning achievement

Published on: Monday, October 15, 2018
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Chestnut Hill Local: 'Tragic Romance'

Published on: Monday, October 15, 2018
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Philadelphia Inquirer: Pennsylvania Ballet in a new (to us) Romeo & Juliet

Published on: Friday, October 12, 2018
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BroadwayWorld: BWW Exclusive: ROMEO & JULIET at Academy Of Music in Philadelphia

Published on: Friday, October 12, 2018
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CBS3: Orchestra Conductor Celebrates 25 Seasons With Pennsylvania Ballet

Published on: Friday, October 12, 2018
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CBS 3: Pennsylvania Ballet Putting Finishing Touches On Romeo And Juliet

Published on: Friday, October 12, 2018

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