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performances

Tickets Fri / nov 23 : 7:30PM
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Where

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
1415 14th Ave. NW

Roméo & Juliette

CHARLES GOUNOD

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Gounod’s musical retelling of Shakespeare’s most loved tragedy captures all the drama and the passion of this timeless story of young love in a lavish production featuring stunning new ballet choreography by Alberta Ballet’s Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître, performed by professional dancers and students from Alberta Ballet.

Performed in French with English titles.

Duration: Approx 3 hours (incudes a 20-min intermission)

CONDUCTED BY GORDON GERRARD
DIRECTED BY JEAN GRAND-MAÎTRE

IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Cast