Romeo and Juliet (Lavery)

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Romeo and Juliet
Choreographer Sean Lavery
Music Sergei Prokofiev
Premiere 1965
New York State Theater, Lincoln Center
Original ballet company New York City Ballet
Genre Neoclassical ballet
Type Classical ballet

The balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet was staged by Sean Lavery, assistant to the ballet master in chief at New York City Ballet to Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet (1934-1940). The premiere took place 24 February 1991 at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center.


The original cast consisted of Judith Fugate and Peter Boal.

NYCB revivals

Season Romeo Juliet
2005 Saratoga Springs Peter Boal Judith Fugate
2006 Winter Sébastien Marcovici Yvonne Borree
2006 Saratoga Springs Tyler Angle Kathryn Morgan
2007 School of American Ballet workshop Russell Janzen Callie Bachman
2009 Saratoga Springs – first cast Tyler Angle Yvonne Borree
2009 Saratoga Springs – first cast Chase Finlay Stephanie Zungre


  • Ballet Magazine review by Eric Taub, August 2005
  • Explore Dance review by Dr. Roberta E. Zlokower, 21 January 2006
  • NY Times review by Alastair Macaulay, 6 June 2007

External links

  • NYCB website
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