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ROMEO & JULIET
One of the greatest
love stories
of all time

Touring Ireland 3 Nov - 23 Dec 2017 to 24 theatres.

Romeo & Juliet

***** 5 stars: “I can’t remember seeing a better Ballet Ireland production than this one… Shakespeare’s story goes to new heights…a breathless mixture of youthful passion, love and lust” 
Michael Moffatt, Mail on Sunday

**** 4 stars: “Romeo and Juliet has moments of genuine beauty, with dazzling displays of choreographic flow that border on genius.” 
Chris O’Rourke, The Arts Review

“This is a thoroughly enjoyable version of the Prokofiev ballet. It brings it gently up to date but retains the purity of the original…. A treat of a show.”
Katy Hayes, The Independent 

 

Based on Shakespeare’s tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet is one of the greatest love stories of all time. Against a backdrop of ancient feuds and gang warfare, the ill-fated young couple falls hopelessly in love, but their families are bitter enemies. In order to be together the two lovers must be prepared to risk everything.

The result is a heart stopping ballet with a dazzling combination of passion and hatred, comedy and high tragedy.

Following Ballet Ireland’s hugely successful production of Giselle earlier this year, the company’s critically-acclaimed Romeo and Juliet will be in 24 venues throughout Ireland this autumn 3rd November – 23rd December, including performances in Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre Wednesday 15th – Saturday 18th November.

 

Choreography: Morgann Runacre-Temple
Music: Sergei Prokofiev 
(Performances given by kind permission of Boosey & Hawkes Publishing Limited)
Stage Design: Eye-Catching Design
Lighting Design: Zia Holly

Tour dates 2017

Draíocht, Blanchardstown Fri 3-Sat 4 Nov

Riverside Theatre, Coleraine Tue 7 Nov

Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey Wed 8 Nov

Garage Theatre, Monaghan Thu 9 Nov

Burnavon Arts Centre, Cookstown Sat 11 Nov

Gaiety Theatre, Dublin Wed 15-Sat 18 Nov

Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo Mon 20 Nov

Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone Wed 22 Nov

Ardhowen, Enniskillen Fri 24 Nov

An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny
 Sat 25 Nov

Town Hall Theatre, Galway Tue 28-Wed 29 Nov

The Source Arts Centre, Thurles Fri 1 Dec

Everyman Theatre, Cork Sat 2 Dec

Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise Tue 5 Dec

Civic Theatre, Tallaght Thu 7-Sat 9 Dec

National Opera House, Wexford Sun 10 Dec

Backstage Theatre, Longford Tue 12 Dec

Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick Wed 13 Dec

glór, Ennis Fri 15 Dec

Siamsa Tíre, Tralee Sat 16 Dec

Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny Tue 19 Dec

Visual Theatre, Carlow Wed 20 Dec

Solstice Arts Centre, Navan Thu 21 Dec

Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray Fri 22-Sat 23 Dec

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