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Misa Kuranaga and Angelo Greco in Tomasson's Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Shakespeare’s tragic tale of star-crossed lovers comes to life with passionate dancing, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and stunning scenery and costume designs evoking Renaissance Italy. An emotional and poignant tale of young love and loss set to the celebrated Prokofiev score, Helgi Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet is one of SF Ballet’s greatest showpieces. Immerse yourself in the thrill of first love and the drama and heartbreak of warring families in this classic adaptation of the familiar story.

The 1994 world premiere of Romeo & Juliet was made possible by the E. L. Wiegand Foundation. Additional support was provided by Lucy and Fritz Jewett, Chris and Warren Hellman, Mr. Rudolph W. Driscoll, The Bernard Osher Foundation, Franklin Templeton Group, and Deloitte. 

Composer

Sergei Prokofiev

Choreographer

Helgi Tomasson