New Stage

Premiered on November 22, 2017


The world premiere of this version of the ballet took place in Toronto on November 16, 2011. The production was commissioned be the National Ballet of Canada.

Presented with two intervals.
Running time: 3 hours 5 minutes.

Supported by VTB Bank.



Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor
Libretto by Adrian Piotrovsky, Sergei Radlov, Sergei Prokofiev after the tragedy of the same name by William Shakespeare

ChoreographerAlexei Ratmansky 
Set and Costume Designer: Richard Hudson
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton
Conductor: Pavel Klinichev
Assistants to Choreographer: Greta Hodgkinson, Aleksandar Antonijevic
Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo, Dmitry Dorokhov as Benvolio.<br>Photo by Pavel Rychkov.
Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo, Dmitry Dorokhov as Benvolio.
Photo by Pavel Rychkov.
Nikita Elikarov as Lord Capulet, Kristina Karasyova as Lady Capulet. Photo by
Nikita Elikarov as Lord Capulet, Kristina Karasyova as Lady Capulet. Photo by
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet. Egor Khromushin as Paris.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet. Egor Khromushin as Paris.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anastasia Vinokur as Nurse. Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio. Photo by Pavel Rychkov.
Anastasia Vinokur as Nurse. Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio. Photo by Pavel Rychkov.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Natalia Voronova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Natalia Voronova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Natalia Voronova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Natalia Voronova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo, Egor Simachev as Laurence.<br>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo, Egor Simachev as Laurence.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Vitaly Biktimirov as Tybalt. Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio. Photo by Pavel Rychkov.
Vitaly Biktimirov as Tybalt. Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio. Photo by Pavel Rychkov.
Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Vitaly Biktimirov as Tybalt. Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Vitaly Biktimirov as Tybalt. Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Nikita Elikarov as Lord Capulet, Kristina Karasyova as Lady Capulet.<br>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Nikita Elikarov as Lord Capulet, Kristina Karasyova as Lady Capulet.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Vladislav Lantratov as Romeo. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Nikita Elikarov as Lord Capulet,<br>Kristina Karasyova as Lady Capulet. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Nikita Elikarov as Lord Capulet,
Kristina Karasyova as Lady Capulet. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Artemy Belyakov as Romeo. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Juliet, Artemy Belyakov as Romeo. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Maria Vinogradova as Juliet, Jacopo Tissi as Romeo. Photo by Natalia Voronova.
Maria Vinogradova as Juliet, Jacopo Tissi as Romeo. Photo by Natalia Voronova.