Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet at The Lowry

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet at The Lowry
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures

Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet at The Lowry, Manchester, 11–15 June 2019, from £33.50 - Book now

We’re thrilled that New Adventures and Matthew Bourne are returning to The Lowry this summer with their passionate and contemporary reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic love story, Romeo and Juliet.

Exploding with the spontaneity of youth, young love and vitality – Romeo and Juliet is the perfect story for Matthew Bourne’s signature storytelling.

In this world premiere production, the UK’s brightest young dance talent join the New Adventures company, with stunning direction and bold choreography by Matthew Bourne. As part of New Adventures’ ambition to support the next generation of on-stage talent this production will feature the finest emerging male and female young dancers from around the UK.

Romeo and Juliet will be set to Terry Davies’ new orchestrations of Prokofiev’s magnificent score, played live by the New Adventures Orchestra; Lez Brotherston’s sumptuous costumes and sets are always a highlight and compliment Bourne’s stunning choreography perfectly; Paule Constable’s atmospheric lighting design completes the line-up of creatives in this must-see dance production.

Giving us all the visual clues that we need to experience the tragic story of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers – there is no finer storyteller than Matthew Bourne. Make sure you get yourself a ticket for Romeo and Juliet at The Lowry this summer.

Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet at The Lowry, Manchester

11–15 June 2019
From £33.50

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