Romeo and Juliet transposed to a 1960s Hong Kong that’s vividly evoked – new Hong Kong Ballet production looks to be a crowd pleaser

//Romeo and Juliet transposed to a 1960s Hong Kong that’s vividly evoked – new Hong Kong Ballet production looks to be a crowd pleaser

Romeo and Juliet transposed to a 1960s Hong Kong that’s vividly evoked – new Hong Kong Ballet production looks to be a crowd pleaser

Hong Kong Ballet’s new Romeo and Juliet by artistic director Septime Webre looks set to be a crowd pleaser.Transposing the action from medieval Italy to 1960s Hong Kong is an ingenious idea which serves the dual purpose of appealing to the local audience while offering a uniquely Hong Kong product for international tours. Visually the production is stunning and there is plenty of good dancing, although the choreography is more mixed in quality.A huge amount of work has gone into recreating the…

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