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Romeo and Juliet DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2007

Romeo and Juliet DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2007

Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s crowning achievement catches The Royal Ballet at its best. With Carlos Acosta and Tamara Rojo both perfection in their roles, this is a must-have DVD.

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Carlos Acosta dances as one of the two starcrossed lovers in Shakespeare's timeless tragedy, presented with the classic Kenneth MacMillan choreography and beautifully staged by The Royal Ballet. In this perennial favourite, Carlos Acosta dances alongside Tamara Rojo in a celebrated stage partnership. The drama of the doomed lovers is set against the ravishing sets and costumes designs of Nicholas Georgiadis.


Music: Sergey Prokofiev

Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan

Romeo: Carlos Acosta

Juliet: Tamara Rojo

Mercutio: José Martin

Tybalt: Thiago Soares

Nurse: Sandra Conley

Lord Capulet: Christopher Saunders

Lady Capulet: Elizabeth McGorian

Paris: David Pickering

Benvolio: Yohei Sasaki

Artist of the Royal Ballet


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Conductor: Boris Gruzin 

Staging: Monica Mason

Designs: NIcholas Georgiadis

Lighting: John B. Read

Director for screen: Ross MacGibbon



Picture: 16:9

Sound: Dolby stereo

Duration: 138 mins

Region code: 0 (worldwide)

Format: NTSC

Year: 2007


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