Romeo and Juliet (Cranko)

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This article is about the Cranko ballet. For Kenneth MacMillan's ballet, see Romeo and Juliet (MacMillan). For Rudolf Nureyev's ballet, see Romeo and Juliet (Nureyev). For Sean Lavery's setting of the balcony scene, see Romeo and Juliet (Lavery). For Peter Martins' ballet, see Romeo + Juliet (ballet). For other uses, see Romeo and Juliet (disambiguation).
Romeo and Juliet
Choreographer John Cranko
Music Sergei Prokofiev
Premiere 1962
Original ballet company Stuttgart Ballet
Genre Neoclassical ballet
Type classical ballet

Romeo and Juliet is ballet created by John Cranko to Sergei Prokofiev's eponymous score for the Stuttgart Ballet in 1962 and first seen in America in 1969. The Joffrey Ballet presented the first American production of Cranko's choreography in its 1984–1985 season, including performances in New York City at the New York State Theater and in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center.


Stuttgart Ballet[edit]

Joffrey Ballet[edit]


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