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Romeo and Juliet, Marcia Haydée photo courtesy of Stuttgart Ballet

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The Washington Ballet presents John Cranko's Romeo & Juliet

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Washington Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center Opera House to celebrate love and fate in an evening of unbridled passion set to Prokofiev’s dynamic score.


$25 - $150

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The Washington Ballet
Julie Kent, artistic director
John Cranko's Romeo & Juliet
Featuring The Washington Ballet Orchestra

The ballet Romeo & Juliet  was created by choreographer John Cranko for the Stuttgart Ballet and had its world premiere in 1962. It garnered immediate praise from both critics and audiences and was first seen in the U.S. in 1969. The intricate and timeless tale of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers is told through vivid characterizations, clear dramatic structure, and masterful dancing, all set to Sergei Prokofiev's exuberant score. Share it with your beloved!

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