Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words

9 December 2019

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

See the stars of The Royal Ballet, internationally known as the strongest actor-dancers in the world, in this ground-breaking reimagining of the best-known love story of all time.

Set to a unique recording of Sergei Prokofiev’s original score, Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, the partnership behind Sadler’s Wells Associate Artists BalletBoyz, restage and direct Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s remarkable choreography in an audacious first in contemporary filmmaking.

Starring William Bracewell as Romeo and Francesca Hayward as Juliet in their feature film debuts.

The evening screening features a Q+A with the International Emmy award-winning directors Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, leading cast members and creatives.

We also will hosting a Relaxed Screening that will take place at 11.30am on 9 Dec. Relaxed screenings provide an opportunity for people with autism, learning difficulties, sensory and communication needs to enjoy the film in a relaxed environment. The screening will include:

  • A relaxed environment
  • Extra front of house staff to guide and assist people with seat access
  • Reduced sound levels
  • Adjusted house lighting
  • A 20-minute interval
  • A designated ‘break out’ space for audience members who may need time away from the screening
<h5 style="border-top:1px solid #3f3f3f; font-weight:normal"><br /><span style="padding-top:5px">Romeo and Juliet is co-produced by the BBC, BalletBoyz, Manilla Productions and The Royal Opera House.</span></h5>

Romeo and Juliet is co-produced by the BBC, BalletBoyz, Manilla Productions and The Royal Opera House.

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R