Balanchine Catalogue Archive
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Play by William Shakespeare
Directed by Jack Landau. Scenery by David Hays. Costumes by Dorothy Jeakins. Lighting by Tharon Musser
June 12, 1959, American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, Connecticut. Danced by members of the Festival company
Romeo, Richard Easton; Juliet, Inga Swenson; Mercutio, William Smithers; Tybalt, Jack Bittner; Capulet, Morris Carnovsky; Lady Capulet, Nancy Wickwire; Nurse, Aline MacMahon; Friar Laurence, Hiram Sherman; and others
Balanchine choreographed dances for the Capulet ball, Act I, Scene 5.