webre's romeo and juliet
Prepare to be moved by Indianapolis Ballet's production of the tale of doomed lovers, as they present the Indianapolis premiere of Septime Webre's stunning adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. set to Prokofiev's mesmerizing score performed by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, it's a compelling and sumptuous experience not to be missed!
What is the story?
In 16th Century Verona, there are heated tensions between sworn enemies Montagues and Capulets. Their vicious hatred of one another is famed throughout the city, as is their often fatal swordplay. Romeo, the youngest of the Montague clan, is depressed after falling for a girl who spurned his advances, persuaded by cousin Tybalt, he sneaks into a Capulet ball in the hopes of finding her, that is, until he sees Juliet and falls deeply and immediately in love.
So begins a tale that has gone on to become our greatest, tragic story of young love doomed from the start.