Romeo and Juliet (Cranko)

Infobox Ballet
name = Romeo and Juliet


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choreographer = John Cranko
composer = Sergei Prokofiev
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premiere = 1962
place = Stuttgart
ballet_company = Stuttgart Ballet
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genre = Neoclassical ballet
type = classical ballet

"Romeo and Juliet" is ballet made by John Cranko to Serge Prokofiev's eponymous score on the Stuttgart Ballet in 1962 and first seen in America in 1969.

Casts

Stuttgart Ballet

original

American premiere

*Marcia Haydee "Juliet"

*Richard Cragun "Romeo"

Joffrey Ballet

*Patricia Miller "Juliet"

*Deborah Dawn "Rosalind"

*Charlene Gehm "Lady Capulet"

*James Canfield "Romeo"

*Luis Perez "Mercutio"

*Jerel Hilding "Tybalt"

*Tom Mossbrucker "Paris"

External links

* [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B02E1DB1139F934A35750C0A963948260&sec=&pagewanted=print March 7, 1985 NY Times review by Anna Kisselgoff]


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