Program 8

Romeo & Juliet

ROMEO & JULIET

made possible by
the E. L. Wiegand Foundation


Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreographer: Helgi Tomasson

Shakespeare’s tragic tale of star-crossed lovers comes to life, with opulent scenery and costumes, sublime dancing, and one of 20th-century ballet’s most beautiful scores.

“Whether it’s high-flying, sweet romance or gritty sword fights, there is more than a little something for everyone in San Francisco Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet.” —SFGATE

PART OF PRINCIPAL 8, PRINCIPAL 3, and story ballet trio SEASON TICKETS

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Scenery and Costume Design: Jens-Jacob Worsaae
Lighting Design: Thomas R. Skelton
Fight Scene Choreography: Martino Pistone in collaboration with Helgi Tomasson

World Premiere: March 8, 1994—San Francisco Ballet, War Memorial Opera House; San Francisco, California


Romeo & Juliet

The 1994 world premiere of Romeo & Juliet was made possible by the E. L. Wiegand Foundation. Additional support was provided by Lucy and Fritz Jewett, Chris and Warren Hellman, Mr. Rudolph W. Driscoll, The Bernard Osher Foundation, Franklin Templeton Group, and Deloitte.