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Mats Ek’s Juliet and Romeo

Synopsis
A full-length, ballet based on Williams Shakespeare’s tragic romance, Romeo and Juliet. The Royal Swedish Ballet performs to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky. The musical adaptation is by Anders Högstedt.
Language
English
Country
Sweden
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
22 Aug 2017 at 03:05 (Channel: Sky Arts)
Duration
115 mins

Credits

Director
Thomas Grimm
Cinematographer
Linus Fellbom
Music
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Costume
Magdalena Åberg
Choreographer
Matts Ek
Cast
Anthony LomuljoRomeo
Mariko KidaJuia (Juliet)
Jérôme MarchandMercutio
Andrey LeonovitchPrince
Arsen MehrabyanFather
Daria IvanovaRosaline
Hokuto KodamaBenvolio
Jorgen StovindPeter (Peter)
Nadja SellrupMother
Oscar SalomonssonParis (Paris)

Additional Details

Production type
Dance
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Dance; Drama; Women’s studies
Keywords
ballet; choreography; romantic relationships; tragedy; Shakespeare on television

Notes

General
Mats Ek’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is also available on DVD from C Major Entertainment. The title is "Mats Ek: Julia and Romeo"

Online Availability

Online URL
http://bit.ly/2wAhwmf
Online format
Streamed/Download

Related

Name

Royal Swedish Opera Stockholm

Name

Sveriges Television

Name

Swedish Royal Ballet

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