THE world-renowned Shakespearean classic, Romeo and Juliet, is coming to Albury as part of the Royal Opera House 2018-19 Live Cinema Season in July.
It will screen at Regent Cinemas Albury-Wodonga on Sunday, July 28, and Wednesday, July 31.
Since its 1965 premiere Kenneth MacMillan's take on Shakespeare's romantic tragedy Romeoand Juliet has become a modern classic.
Stunning choreography captures the emotions of the star-crossed lovers, as the excitement of youthful love turns to tragedy in the heartbreaking final scene.
Audiences in Australia are never far from a performance at the Royal Opera House, with the broadcast screened in 20 Event Cinemas nationwide and from seven Village Cinemas in Victoria and Hobart during July.
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Participating Village Cinemas include Albury, Knox, Geelong, Karingal, Rivoli, Eastlands and Launceston.
During 2018-19, the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden presented 10 performances of world-class opera and ballet to cinemas across Australia.
This formed part of the Royal Opera House's celebrations of 10 years of cinema broadcasting in 2018 and of selling more than one million cinema tickets worldwide during the 2017-18 Season.
The Royal Opera House has seen huge growth in the influence of independent cinemas, which now account for almost half of its network in Britain.
WHAT: Royal Opera House 2018-19 Live Cinema Season, Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet, Regent Cinemas Albury-Wodonga
WHEN: Sunday, July 28, 1pm, and Wednesday, July 31, 10.30am
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