Dance – Romeo and Juliet

20 aLady Gaga, Katy Perry, Jay Z, LMFAO, The Police, David Guetta (as well as Vivaldi and Prokofiev) provide the hit tunes as the greatest love story of all time bursts into the 21st century in a phenomenal adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Romeo and Juliet will play a four-week London season at the Peacock Theatre, Sadler’s Wells’ home in the West End, from Tuesday 3 – Sunday 29 March.

This contemporary interpretation of Shakespeare’s enduring romantic tragedy is set to become a signature production for dance lovers.

20bSet against a backdrop of state of the art architectural light design and big screen video projections that will take you from the 1600s to the present, the tragic teenage love story is retold by Rasta Thomas’ extraordinary dancers. This intoxicating cocktail of dance from ballet to hip hop to acrobatics fused with a radical mix of music from Vivaldi and Prokofiev and including many of today’s pop giants, will take your breath away.

Creators of the dance sensation Rock the Ballet, Choreographer Adrienne Canterna and Artistic Director Rasta Thomas, have used their innovative style to tell the timeless tale of star crossed lovers. This new genre of dance combines a heady mix of audio visual elements and weaves a dance tapestry that is emotionally charged and technically evolved to create a sensual, moving and passionate production that will enthral audiences.

Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A 2HT

Ticket office: 0844 412 4322     Running from 3rd – 29th March

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