Locally screenings will be held at Elgiva, Chesham, Norden Farm Arts Centre, Maidenhead, and Empire and Odeon Cinemas, High Wycombe.
Romeo and Juliet
production, made famous by Prima Ballerina Assoluta Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev who took 43 curtain calls at the premiere, will be presented for the cinema by Darcey Bussell. The love-struck Romeo will be danced by Australian Principal Steven McRae and his beautiful Juliet by American Principal Sarah Lamb, who starred as Alice in the December 2014 screening of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
Rich in the swaggering colour and period costume of Verona street life, the ballet has magnificent designs by Nicholas Georgiadis and a gripping score by Sergey Prokofiev, famed for the spine-tingling ‘Dance of the Knights’.
With sword fighting, romance and heartbreak, the drama takes the audience from the sumptuous ballroom of the Capulets, to the sensational balcony pas de deux and the stark tomb of the final doomed