The greatest love story ever told is back – as Northern Ballet’s electrifying production returns in spring 2024.
In the ultimate tale of forbidden love, two young people risk everything to be together.
Adapted by Christopher Gable CBE and Massimo Moricone, Romeo & Juliet is one of Northern Ballet’s most beloved and critically acclaimed productions. Every leap, every turn, every heartbeat breathes new life into Shakespeare's masterpiece and invites you to rediscover the iconic love story like it’s the very first time.
With glorious dancers, eye-catching sets and Prokofiev’s timeless music, this is ballet at its most dramatic, romantic and intense.
"...swift-paced and full-blooded... in a setting of raw violence... a sexy ballet too.... a box office 'cert' for years to come."The Sunday Times
"...an innovative and original force in British Ballet"Dance Europe
Parental guidance recommended, contains stylized depictions of suicide
Running time 2 hours 24 minutes (approximately)
Rekindle the Romance
Northern Ballet’s beloved 1991 production of Romeo & Juliet, directed by Christopher Gable and choreographed by Massimo Morricone, was one of the productions damaged in the 2015 flood. In Spring 2024 we plan to restage this universal story, but we need your help to reunite our lovers.
Northern Ballet collaborator, Mthuthuzeli November (Wailers, Three Short Ballets, 2022) returns in autumn 2024 with a new commission in response to the classic story Romeo & Juliet.
Header photo by Guy Farrow featuring dancers Amber Lewis and Joseph Taylor. Production photos by Merlin Hendy.