Romeo and Juliet, Benjamin Millepied’s dance show at the Seine Musicale

Published by Laura B. · Published on 4 January 2022 at 18h00
“Romeo and Juliet” as seen by Benjamin Millepied is to be performed very soon in Paris! The choreographer has come up with a modern time love story between dancing, movie, play and video. An interactive show performed from September 15 to 24, 2022 at the Seine Musicale.

Following the latest governmental announcements, performances initially scheduled from January 13 to 22, 2022, are postponed to September 15 to 24, 2022.

As this December the Opéra Comique has decided to show Romeo and Juliet” by Charles Gounod, one month later, Shakespeare’s story is adapted into a dance show.

Announced countless times but postponed over Covid, Romeo and Juliet dance show choreographed by Benjamin Millepied is about to be performed for real in Paris. The show is to take over the Seine Musicale from September 15 to 24, 2022 for nine performances.

For this brand-new show, lead dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied has decided to make ballet talk with video, movie, and play. But he goes beyond as he created an interactive show aiming at taking the audience all the way to backstage, in a borderless world. Some scenes are even filmed and shown live from the wings.

This is a genuine revisit of Prokofiev’s ballet that Millepied proposes with his L.A. Dance Project company. Created by Shakespeare in 1597, the story has been modernized as well. No lovers from Verona, but young adults from the current urban world, in Los Angeles, and facing social standards making their union impossible.

Original right to the end, Millepied has come up with a version of Romeo and Juliet where characters change every night. His show aims at being a celebration of love in all its shapes.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 15 September 2022 to 24 September 2022

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    Location

    Île Seguin
    92100 Boulogne Billancourt

    Access
    Métro ligne 9 Station Pont de Sèvres (terminus). Sortie numéro 1 (emprunter le Quai Georges Gorse puis le Pont Renault)
    T2 : Stations Brimborion ou Musée de Sèvres, puis emprunter la passerelle
    Bus : 160 - 169 - 171 - 179 - 279 - 291 - 389 - 429 - 467 Station Pont de Sèvres

    Prices
    €25 - €120

    Official website
    www.laseinemusicale.com

    Booking
    www.laseinemusicale.com

    More informations
    Du mardi au samedi à 20h30.
    Dimanche à 17h30.

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