Romeo And Juliet

185 mins.

In Verona, Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love while their respective families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are caught in a bitter rivalry ending in heart-wrenching tragedy.

Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic. His brilliant and detailed adaptiation set to Prokofiev’s romantic and cinematic score, reignites the story of literature’s most celebrated star-crossed lovers like no other classical ballet choreographer today.

New for 2018!

Click here to read a New York Times feature on the Bolshoi’s "New, More Poetic Romeo and Juliet."

Music by Sergei Prokofiev and choreography by Alexei Ratmansky.

$9 student tickets available only at the Amherst Cinema box office (not online).