San Francisco Ballet Performing “Romeo & Juliet” In Selected Movie Theaters

Great American Dance
Photo Courtesy: Fathom Events & Lincoln Center

September 11, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) — Fathom events and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts launch the “Lincoln Center at the Movies” Great American Dance Series with San Francisco Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet on September 24.

The event will include a special introduction by Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan of “Kelly and Michael.”

Since its creation by company Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson in 1994, San Francisco Ballet’s “Romeo & Juliet” has played to sold-out houses and taken its place as one of the finest dance interpretations of the passionate tale.

With its passionate choreography, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and celebrated score by Sergei Prokofiev, this colorful and emotional retelling of Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” has packed houses around the world

Set to an evocative Prokofiev score, the production is filled with beautiful dance, riveting battles and compelling drama, all amid elegant and stunning production and costume designs evoking Renaissance Italy.

Kochetkova and Karapetyan in R&J
Photo Courtesy: San Francisco Ballet

Two of the company’s most celebrated principal dancers, Maria Kochetkova and Davit Karapetyan, dance the title roles, joined by the 75-member company that The New York Times called, “a national treasure.”

The performance is scheduled for Thursday, September 24, 2015.

Tickets for San Francisco Ballet’s “Romeo & Juliet” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com, or at participating theater box offices.

Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 600 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network.

Click for a complete list of theater locations or visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).


 

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