Bolshoi Ballet's Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, and Swan Lake to Return to Movie Theatres in Summer Encores Series

Classic Arts News   Bolshoi Ballet's Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, and Swan Lake to Return to Movie Theatres in Summer Encores Series
 
Watch an exclusive clip of Alexei Ratmansky’s staging of Romeo and Juliet ahead of the July 16 screening.

The Bolshoi Ballet—in conjunction with Fathom Events, BY Experience, and Pathe Live—is screening three pieces from the Moscow stage in nearly 300 American movie theatres this July.

The first-ever Summer Encores Series will begin July 9 with a screening of Giselle, featuring Svetlana Zakharova and Sergei Polunin. The series will continue will Romeo and Juliet July 16 and conclude with Swan Lake July 23.

In the exclusive video above from Alexei Ratmansky's staging of Romeo and Juliet, principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov portray Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, dancing to a score by Sergei Prokofiev. The production played Moscow earlier this year.

Read: SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING LIVE OPERA AND BALLET BROADCASTS

“We are delighted to bring favorite performances from the unparalleled Bolshoi Ballet back to cinemas nationwide this summer,” Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. “From their neighborhood movie theaters, ballet fans and cinemagoers alike will have the unique opportunity to view exclusive performances of famed ballets featuring the Bolshoi’s principal dancers showcasing the work of its distinguished choreographers."

For tickets and for more information, visit FathomEvents.com.


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