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Friday, 05 August 2016 20:00

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo: Romeo and Juliet – classical ballet

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Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo:

Romeo and Juliet

choreography: Jean-Christophe Maillot

classical ballet in 3 acts

based on William Shakespeare’s eponymous tragedy

Friday, the 5th of August, 8pm

Margaret Island Open-air Stage

(1 hour 50 minutes)


Shakespeare’s most captivating love story will come to life on the open-air stage in a performance of the company that’s considered to be the crown of Europe’s classical ballet. The choreography to Prokofiev’s enchanting musical score was created by one of the most acknowledged and sought-after contemporary choreographers, Jean-Christophe Maillot, director of the Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo.

This performance of Romeo and Juliet unites features of classical and contemporary ballet in a unique fashion. This piece is the most successful show of the company, which they have performed internationally for twenty years. On this special night, the audience of the Margaret Island Open-air Theatre will be able to enjoy this exceptionally beautiful, crystal clear spectacle.

Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Scenography: Ernest Pignon-Ernest
Costumes: Jérome Kaplan
Lighting: Dominique Drillot

Choreographer-Director: Jean-Christophe Maillot

Premiere held on the 23rd of December 1996, at the Monte-Carlo Opera.



Cast

Juliet: Victoria ANANYAN
Romeo: Stephan BOURGOND
Friar Laurence: Alexis OLIVEIRA
The two acolytes: Julien GUÉRIN and Daniele DELVECCHIO
Lady Capulet: Marianna BARABÁS
The Nurse: Anne-Laure SEILLAN
Tybalt: Gabriele CORRADO
Mercutio: Christian TWORZYANSKI
Benvolio: Michaël GRÜNECKER
Paris: Jaeyong AN
Rosaline: Candela EBBESEN

The Montague:
Alessandra TOGNOLONI
Gaëlle RIOU
Frances MURPHY
Taisha BARTON-ROWLEDGE
Katrin SCHRADER
Koen HAVENITH
Le WANG
Mikio KATO
Leart DURAKU

The Capulet:
Elena MARZANO
Beatriz UHALTE
Sivan BLITZOVA
Liisa HÄMÄLÄINEN
Lucas THREEFOOT
Edgar CASTILLO
Edoardo BORIANI
Aurélien ALBERGE 

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