The Houston Ballet’s repertoire is filled with famous love stories, but none so captivating as Romeo and Juliet, the Bard’s iconic tale of two star-crossed teenagers. When the two fall in love, their feuding families do everything they can to keep them apart. Love prevails, but not without tragic consequences.
Simon Ball, Ian Casady, Connor Walsh and Joseph Walsh alternate in the role of Romeo while Amy Fote, Melody Mennite, Sara Webb and Karina Gonzalez alternate as Juliet. Houston Ballet’s production will feature David Walker’s designs of Renaissance Italy and a sumptuous score by Sergei Prokofiev. 7:30 p.m. June 7, 9, 15 and 16. 2 p.m. June 10, 16 and 17. Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas. For more information, call 713-227-2787 or visit www.houstonballet.org.
Thu., June 7; Sat., June 9; Sun., June 10; Fri., June 15; Sat., June 16; Sun., June 17, 2012