The Royal Ballet’s production of the ballet Mayerling will be screened in major U.S. cinemas November 13. The ballet was filmed at The Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden.
The cast includes Crown Prince Rudolf danced by Steven McRae, Sarah Lamb as Mary Vetsera, Laura Morera as Countess Marie Larisch, Nehemiah Kish as Colonel Middelton, Kristen McNally as Empress Elisabeth, Gary Avis as Emperor Franz Joseph, Meaghan Grace Hinkis as Princess Stephanie, Mayara Magri as Mitzi Casper, and James Hay as Bratfisch.
Kenneth MacMillan brings 19th-century Europe to life with this dark and dangerous portrayal. Based on the true story of Crown Prince Rudolf, the ballet reveals a country on the brink of collapse, impending war in Europe and a love affair between Rudolf and his mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera that ends in tragedy.
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Look back at photos of the production below: