Alexei Ratmansky's dramatic and fresh re-telling of Shakespeare's tragic love story, accompanied by Prokofiev's stunningly cinematic score.
Despite their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues will cost Mercutio’s life, leading Romeo to seek vengeance for the loss of his friend…
The star-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev to create a remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights.
Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the two eternal lovers in Alexei Ratmansky’s stunning evocation of love at first sight.