Performance Season Press Kit

Fall in Love Again with Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet to Present Romantic Classic at Whitaker Center

Carlisle, Pa. March 27, 2019 – “For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”

Audiences of all ages will be captivated as Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet performs the well-loved Shakespearean classic, Romeo and Juliet. Presented by Members 1st Federal Credit Union, performances run April 13-14 on the Whitaker Center stage in Harrisburg.

Journey with the dancers of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet through loss, hope and true love in Alan Hineline's telling of Shakespeare's cherished tale, Romeo and Juliet. Emotional choreography coupled with Prokofiev's famous score, Romeo and Juliet offers a moving interpretation of Shakespeare's iconic love story. 

“The Shakespearean story of two star-crossed lovers is undeniably one of the most powerful love stories in the world,” said creator Alan Hineline. “If you’re passionate, if you’ve ever been in love, this is a story and a ballet that will speak to you.” READ MORE


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