The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents Romeo and Juliet, a Full-Length Ballet in Three Acts, at the Embassy on Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. With music by Sergei Prokofiev and choreography by Michael Lavrovsky, this legendary love story is based on William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love.
Tickets are $58, $48, $38, $28 and go on sale Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone 800.745.3000 and at the Embassy box office.
The reviews of Romeo and Juliet performed by the State Ballet Theatre of Russia have been glowing: “Effortless precision,” said the Palm Beach Daily News. “Full of enchantment!” according to The New York Times.
Founded by legendary dancer and former principal dancer of The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet, Maya Plisetskaya, the State Ballet Theatre of Russia — now under the direction of award-winning dancer and Moiseyev Dance Company soloist Nikolay Anokhin — presents 55 of Russia’s brightest ballet stars to bring this celebration of true love onto the Embassy stage and into our hearts.