Devastatingly disappointing. The choreography went literal about the story and killed the one essential and emotional! BTW, I was confused about who’s Tybalt until the sword fight with Mecutio, and Paris has a dance?
Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live present a special production of the Bolshoi Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet, direct from Moscow, Russia, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, January 21 only. In Verona, Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love while their respective families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are caught in a bitter rivalry ending in heart-wrenching tragedy…Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic. His brilliant and detailed adaptation set to Prokofiev’s romantic and cinematic score reignites the story of literature’s most celebrated star-crossed lovers like no other classical ballet choreographer today.