Romeo and Juliet

Lamb as Juliet Royal Ballet

Sarah Lamb as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Johan Persson via Royal Opera House


It takes the work of a ballet dancer to embody the words of Shakespeare. With the help of Sergei Prokofiev’s masterful score, the Royal Ballet's Alessandra Ferri and Wayne Eagling approach this task with heartbreaking beauty.  They perform the iconic balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet in this recording of the company’s 1984 production—and their movement speaks. 


David Hallberg in costume for Romeo and Juliet, photo by Eduardo Patino

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