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The National Melbourne presents

Romeo & Juliet

Event Series Event Series: Romeo & Juliet

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In the midst of a bleak industrial world, two star-crossed lovers brim with colour and passion.

This original new production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has been co-created by National Ballet School Artistic Director Damian Smith and the National Drama School’s Director of Drama Dr Jo Loth.

The production brings together the powerful words of Shakespeare with Sergei Prokofiev’s stirring composition in a performance that combines acting and dance to tell the tragic story of the young lovers. It will be performed by students from the National Ballet and Drama Schools alongside pre-professional alumni and guest performers.

Words by William Shakespeare
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Performed by students from The National Ballet School and The National Drama School.

Please note that the story of Romeo and Juliet includes teen suicide. The wellbeing of our students and audiences is paramount and these scenes will be handled with sensitivity during the creation and presentation of this production. If you or anyone around you is affected by the subject matter, please reach out to your support network or to organisations such as Lifeline (13 11 14) and Beyond Blue for essential support.

Friday 23 June – 7.00pm
Saturday 24 June – 2.00pm and 7.00pm
120 minutes (including interval)

The National Theatre
20 Carlisle St, St. Kilda, VIC 3182
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Programs for Romeo and Juliet will be available for sale at the theatre for $5 each. If you pre-order your program when you purchase tickets, you can save 50%.
At checkout, please check the Extras box, indicate how many copies of the program you would like, and pay only $2.50 per program – you will be provided with a program voucher redeemable from box office on the day of the performance.

Please note – all performers in the show will each receive a complimentary program.

Adult – $45.00
Concession Card Holder/Under 30 – $39.00
Child Under 13 – $29.00
Group of 4+ – $32.50 each

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June 24
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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