The South African Ballet Theatre (SABT) keeps the spirit of Valentines Day alive well into May with the full length, three act ballet of the tragic love story, Romeo and Juliet, at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein.
This production was last staged in 2007 to critical acclaim. Inspired by William Shakespeares heart-rending saga of Romeo and Juliet unfolds against a passionate vendetta between two families in Renaissance Italy. The grand vistas of the city of Verona provide the setting for a blend of magnificent music by Sergei Prokofiev and sweeping choreography to tell an immortal tale of young love.
The SABTs leading stars perform the roles of the star-crossed lovers in this staging.
Venue: Joburg Theatre, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Date: Friday, 27th of May to Sunday, 19th of June, 2011
Cost: Call to confirm
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