Romeo & Juliet

Shakespeare’s enduring classic | October 26-29

Amidst warring families, arranged marriages, and untimely deaths, passion ignites in the opulent world of Renaissance Italy. Romeo & Juliet has captivated audiences for more than 420 years, and this season, we bring the beloved tale to life with a spectacularly brilliant fusion of dance and drama.


  • Multiple pieces in various styles
  • Never before seen world premieres
  • Choreography by Justin Peck of New York City Ballet

Patriotic Pas: Victoria Morgan
Capricious Maneuvers: Justin Peck
Raymonda: Staged by Dawn Kelly after Marius Petipa
World Premiere: Ma Cong
Fusion: Yuri Possokhov
Prohibition Condition: James Cunningham

Patriotic Pas: Morton Gould – American Salute
Capricious Maneuvers: Lukas Foss – Capriccio
Raymonda: Alexander Glazunov
World Premiere by Ma Cong: Ólafur Arnalds
Fusion: Graham Fitkin
Prohibition Condition: Dmitri Shostakovich

Cincinnati Ballet Dancers

Romeo & Juliet Production Sponsors

James R. Bridgeland, Jr.

Loretta Motz Cook & David Cook

Lynn & Brian Good

George & Kathy Wilkinson

Romeo & Juliet Performance Schedule

Added Performance

Thursday, October 26, 2017

7:30 pm

  • Music Hall

Friday, October 27, 2017

8:00 pm

  • Music Hall

Saturday, October 28, 2017

2:00 pm

  • Music Hall

Saturday, October 28, 2017

8:00 pm

  • Music Hall

Sunday, October 29, 2017

1:00 pm

  • Music Hall

Sunday, October 29, 2017

6:30 pm

  • Music Hall

Wild Sweet Love Trailer

Catch a glimpse of the title piece to Wild Sweet Love, choreographed by Trey McIntyre and set to an eclectic mix of rock and roll favorites and classical cornerstones.

Director’s Cut Sponsors

Mary Ann & John Boorn

Mrs. Dianne Dunkelman & Mr. Peter Schwartz

Carol & Robert Olson

Jennifer & John Stein

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