Paramount Presents: The Royal Ballet in HD – Romeo and Juliet
- Dates: August 8, 2019
- Location: Paramount Theater
- Address: 215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
- Phone: (434) 979-1333
- Time: 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM
- Price: $10.50 for Students, $12.50 for Seniors, $14.50 for Adults
- Website: Click to Visit Paramount Presents: The Royal Ballet in HD – Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth MacMillan’s 20th-century ballet masterpiece.
Run Time: 3 hours, 15 minutes, including two intermissions
Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic. The choreography captures the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end. Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret the doomed lovers. The whole Company brings the color and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting, and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and Capulets.
The historic Paramount Theater a Charlottesville landmark built in 1931 offers a wide variety of live art performances. Check their website for performance schedule. On November 25, 1931, The Paramount Theater of Charlottesville, Virginia opened its doors as one of the last grand "movie palaces" during the golden age of cinema. With its exceptional... more