NJBallet’s Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth
Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth: an evening of romance, sword fighting and witches! Based on Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece, Romeo & Juliet tells the tale of young lovers torn apart by family rivalries. Critics have called this ballet “a striking one-act classic” and “a gem.” NJB dancers will also perform excerpts from Shakespeare’s towering tragedy, Macbeth, based on the version by Vladimir Vasiliev with music by Kirill Molchanov. An expanded staging of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. More scenes. More characters. More dancing. And witches.
For more than half a century, New Jersey Ballet has thrilled audiences from Bergen to Cape May with top quality professional ballet and has given hundreds of thousands of adults and children their first introduction to ballet and inspired in many a lifelong love of the arts.