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Juliet & Romeo Sadler’s Wells, 24th-27th September

Romeo and Juliet has inspired an awful lot of ballets. This year alone has seen a monumental in-the-round version for English National Ballet, Scottish Ballet’s radical modern reworking and the Mariinsky Ballet’s fossilised Soviet version. Now Royal Swedish Ballet presents Mats Ek’s contemporary take, Juliet & Romeo. Commissioned by the company—the fourth oldest in the world—to celebrate its 240th anniversary last year, Ek’s work is set in a…

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