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Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Romeo and Juliet (1988, Kirk Browning)

TitleRomeo and Juliet
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorKirk Browning
Length2 hrs, 40 mins
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (ballet)


An American Ballet Theatre production shown "live from Lincoln Center," New York City, on May 7, 1988, from 8 PM to 11 PM on PBS stations nationally

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

RomeoKevin McKenzie
JulietNatalia Makarova
Escalus/FriarJohn Taras
ParisRoss Stretton
Lord MontagueJurgen Schneider
Lady MontagueLaura Hood
Lord CapuletMichael Owen
Lady CapuletGeorgina Parkinson
NurseSusan Jones
MercutioJohan Renvall
BenvolioWes Chapman
TybaltVictor Barbee
CastAnne Adair
CastClaudia Alfieri
DancersMelissa Allen
CastJeremy Collins
RosalineChristine Dunham
CastCristine Escoda
CastChristina Fagundes
CastCareen Hobart
Rosaline's FriendLucette Katterndahl
CastJulie Kent
CastKathleen Moore
CastKeith Roberts
HarlotsAmy Rose
CastDana Stackpole
CastRoger Van Fleteren
Juliet's FriendGreet Vinckier
CastRobert Wallace
CastRoss Yearsley

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorKirk Browning
DirectorAlan Skogg
ProducerJohn Goberman
ComposerSergei Prokofiev
ChoreographyKenneth MacMillan
Production ManagerDan Butt
Stage ManagerAlice Galloway
Stage ManagerLori Rosecrans
CostumesNicholas Georgiadis
LightingSteven Shelley
LightingThomas Skelton
AudioGino Aldo Lombardo
AudioMichael Shoskes
ConductorJack Everly
ProductionNicholas Georgiadis
OtherAlan Buchner
VideoSusan Null
VideotapePeter Ten Haagen
OtherPaul C. York

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell