Historic Stage

Will be premiered on April 4, 2019.

Supported by



The world premiere of the ballet took place at the Royal Opera House on April 10, 2014.

Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor
In loving memory of Peter Wheeldon, my Father, 1935–2014
Christopher Wheeldon

Libretto by Christopher Wheeldon after the play of the same name by William Shakespeare
Music by Joby Talbot 

ChoreographerChristopher Wheeldon 
Music DirectorAnton Grishanin
Set and Costume DesignerBob Crowley 
Lighting DesignerNatasha Katz 
Projection DesignerDaniel Brodie 
Silk Effects DesignerBasil Twist
Associate Set Designer: Jaimie Todd
Associate Costume Designers: Lynette Mauro, Sukie Kirk
Associate Lighting Designer: Simon Bennison
Ballet Masters: Jacquelin BarrettJonathan Howells
Piotr Stanczyk, Zenaida YanowskyCharles AndersenJason Fowler

The score has been made available by Chester Music Limited.

General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Ingosstrakh Insurance Company
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM
Bolshoi Ballet Official Sponsor is Nestlé company