Graeme Murphy's Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the greatest love story ever told – but it hasn’t been told by one of Australia’s greatest storytellers…until now.

Graeme Murphy (Swan Lake, Nutcracker) adds another ballet classic to his list of audacious reinventions with this much-anticipated creation for The Australian Ballet. Traversing time and place, Murphy’s ballet follows ‘a feisty girl and a feisty boy who are willing to take a stand for their love.’ Young passion smoulders at its core, but Murphy also tackles the consequences of greed, war, and what happens to humanity when love dies. Of course, a grand story demands grand surrounds, and who better to create the costumes than Australian fashion luminary Akira Isogawa.

Romeo & Juliet is a masterpiece from first blush to final devastation.

This program is released for non theatrical use within educational, government and business organisations. Additional payments under a Screenrights licence are not required. Please contact us for Exhibition or Streaming Licences.

Production Year: 
2011
Duration: 
120 mins
Series Episode
Standard $198
Schools $165
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