Romeo and Juliet

Ballet by Sergei Prokofiev in two acts
Libretto by Willem Bruls, Krzysztof Pastor
Premiere at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre on October 28, 2016

“Prokofiev’s music is brilliant. Shakespeare is brilliant. Their genius lies in the fact that they are still relevant. I haven’t taken up this text because I want to offend someone or because I want to shock people. I simply want to show how well the story fits our own situation. The story of Romeo and Juliet can, I think, speak to a rebellious teenager, a tired advertising agency employee, a teacher seeking new interpretations, a student browsing for new iPad applications and a mother bringing up three children. I want to speak to ordinary people struggling with their everyday problems.”

Choreographer Krzysztof Pastor

Staging team

  • Choreographer: Krzysztof Pastor
  • Music Director and Conductor: Modestas Pitrėnas
  • Conductor: Modestas Barkauskas
  • Set and Costume Designer: Tatyana van Walsum
  • Video and Lighting Designers: Bert Dalhuysen,  Wijnand van der Horst
  • Approx running time 2 h 10 min, one intermission


  • S, 9 June 2018 / 19:00

    22-38 €. Guest performance by the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre!



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