Mats Ek's Juliet & Romeo , Sadler's Wells, London

Published 5 years and 8 months ago on The Stage UK

Sadler's Wells, London: This isn't your ordinary Romeo and Juliet ballet: set to an adapted arrangement of Tchaikovsky's score, rather than the traditional Prokofiev work, it strips away lavish scenery and traditional structure. You're left with a diamond, mined from the depths of Shakespeare's play about love, brutality, conflict, sex and the futility of the happy-ever-after ending.

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