Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare’s melodrama has been told many times in both art and music, but perhaps none as beautifully and as emotionally as with dance in the famous story ballet set to the opulent score composed by Sergei Prokofiev. With Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra providing the music as the backdrop, Dayton Ballet masterfully tells the story of the star-crossed lovers whose well-known fate is filled with sorrow, complete with spectacular partnering, outstanding solos, masterful sword-fighting, an exquisite pas de deux, and a heart-wrenching conclusion that will leave you desperate for this story to end happily, just this once. Come feel the passion, the love, and agonizing heart-break of the most tragic love story of all time.