Romeo & Juliet

Overview

Romeo & Juliet

April 30- May 11, 2014

 

Choreography by Krzysztof Pastor
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Live music performed by The Chicago Philharmonic


This contemporary rendition of the classic Shakespearean tale is set in Italy against a striking multimedia backdrop which depicts three different political eras of the 20th century. Throughout each time period, the timeless tale of love and loss unfolds to Prokofiev’s formidably dramatic score. Bravura dancing, touching lyricism and epic storytelling unite in this rendering of ill-fated true love.

U.S. Premiere

 

“Stunning…Powerful…Truly Magnificent” –The Telegraph

 

"...a fine example of breathing new life in to old souls." - Dance Europe

Read the entire review here.


“Sleep dwell upon thine eyes, peace in thy breast. Would I were sleep and peace, so sweet to rest.”

- William Shakespeare

 

Approximate run time is 2 hours including one intermission.

 

Meet the Artists Dates

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1:00pm - Jeraldine Mendoza, Yoshihisa Arai & Ashley Wheater
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 6:30pm - Amanda Assucena, Alberto Velazquez & Ashley Wheater
Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm - Christine Rocas, Rory Hohenstein & Ashley Wheater

 

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Krzysztof Pastor's Romeo & Juliet

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Presenting Sponsor

 

The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation

Live Music Sponsor

 

Tickets

April
Wed Apr 30, 2014 - 7:30pm
May
Fri May 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
Sat May 3, 2014 - 2:00pm
Sat May 3, 2014 - 7:30pm
Sun May 4, 2014 - 2:00pm
Thu May 8, 2014 - 7:30pm
Fri May 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
Sat May 10, 2014 - 2:00pm
Sat May 10, 2014 - 7:30pm
Sun May 11, 2014 - 2:00pm
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Romeo & Juliet

April 30- May 11, 2014

 

Choreography by Krzysztof Pastor
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Live music performed by The Chicago Philharmonic


This contemporary rendition of the classic Shakespearean tale is set in Italy against a striking multimedia backdrop which depicts three different political eras of the 20th century. Throughout each time period, the timeless tale of love and loss unfolds to Prokofiev’s formidably dramatic score. Bravura dancing, touching lyricism and epic storytelling unite in this rendering of ill-fated true love.

U.S. Premiere

 

“Stunning…Powerful…Truly Magnificent” –The Telegraph

 

"...a fine example of breathing new life in to old souls." - Dance Europe

Read the entire review here.


“Sleep dwell upon thine eyes, peace in thy breast. Would I were sleep and peace, so sweet to rest.”

- William Shakespeare

 

Approximate run time is 2 hours including one intermission.

 

Meet the Artists Dates

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1:00pm - Jeraldine Mendoza, Yoshihisa Arai & Ashley Wheater
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 6:30pm - Amanda Assucena, Alberto Velazquez & Ashley Wheater
Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm - Christine Rocas, Rory Hohenstein & Ashley Wheater