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Romeo & Juliet
March 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmFREE
Lincoln Center Local Screening: San Francisco Ballet Romeo & Juliet
On Saturday, March 11 at 1:30 p.m. the Essex Library will host the Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance screening of San Francisco Ballet: Romeo & Juliet recorded at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco on May 7, 2015.
With its passionate choreography, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and celebrated score by Sergei Prokofiev, this colorful and emotional retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet has packed houses around the world. Helgi Tomasson’s bravura interpretation of the Bard’s greatest tragedy “lifts Shakespeare’s complex and familiar language off the gilded pages and translates it into lucid classical choreography that is visceral, fresh, and ultimately sublime.” (Huffington Post) This Lincoln Center Local screening program is generously funded through the support from the Oak Foundation and The Altman Foundation.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, please call the Essex Library at (860) 767-1560. The Essex Library is located at 33 West Avenue in Essex
Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
Essex, CT 06426 860-767-3904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org