Wednesday, December 2, 2015


State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents
Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare's timeless tale of tragic romance, set to music by Prokofiev, is danced by 55 of Russia's brightest ballet stars.

WHEN: Sunday, December 6, Doors at 2:30pm; Performance at 3:00pm
WHERE: NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
TICKETS: Tickets Start at $29

This full-length production of Romeo and Juliet, choreographed by Michael Lavrovsky of Bolshoi Theatre Ballet, brings a celebration of true love onto the stage and into our hearts. "Full of enchantment!" says The New York Times. State Ballet Theatre of Russia, founded by legendary dancer Maya Plisetskaya, is directed by award-winning dancer and Moiseyev Dance Company soloist Nikolay Anokhin.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States.  NJPAC is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey; where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. As New Jersey's Town Square, NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing not only the state's, but the world's best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. Since opening its doors in 1997, NJPAC has attracted over eight million visitors (including more than one million children) in its continuing mission to nurture meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.