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Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet

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Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet

Passion and heartbreak collide in Matthew Bourne’s contemporary take on the timeless tale of two star-crossed young lovers.


Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet gives Shakespeare’s timeless story of forbidden love a scintillating injection of raw passion and youthful vitality. Confined against their will by a society that seeks to divide, our two young lovers must follow their hearts as they risk everything to be together. A masterful re-telling of an ageless tale of teenage discovery and the obsession of first love, Romeo and Juliet received universal critical acclaim when it premiered in 2019.


Directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, collaborating with the New Adventures Artistic team; Etta Murfitt (Associate Artistic Director), Lez Brotherston (Set and Costume design), Paule Constable (Lighting Design), Paul Groothuis (Sound Design) and Arielle Smith (Associate Choreographer) with Terry Davies’ thrillingly fresh orchestrations of Prokofiev’s dynamic score.


Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 4TN

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No refunds or exchanges after purchase


1 hour, 50 mins with interval

Good To Know

The production contains loud sound effects including a gun shot and has flashing lights in sections (not strobe). The production contains scenes of a disturbing and a sexual nature, including stabbing and strangulation. More details can be provided if required.

Suitable For Children


No under 5s admitted.


1st Aug – 2nd Sept 2023

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Rosebery Ave, London EC1R 4TN

Sadler's Wells Theatre Main House

Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 4TN

Latest customer reviews

  • Extraordinary!

    1 September 2023

    This was Romeo and Juliet as I've never dreamed of before. Extraordinary choreography and tackling dark, disturbing themes. Exceptional dancers. I was drawn into the narrative and whole tone of the performance.

    Linda Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • 31 August 2023

    Amazing! Loved it!

    Lilli C Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Amazing performance

    31 August 2023

    Great choreography and storytelling

    Moira Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Romeo and Juliet

    28 August 2023

    I did not enjoy it at all.

    Helen Confirmed ticket purchaser