Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Many Faces of Romeo and Juliet (1967, Clark Jones)

TitleThe Many Faces of Romeo and Juliet
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorClark Jones
Length1 hrs
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (scene(s))


In this quite extraordinary and imaginative program four versions of the balcony scene as performed in theatre, opera, ballet, and American musicals were presented. The opera was by Gounod; the ballet, Prokofiev; and the musical theatre, West Side Story

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

TheatreClaire Bloom
CastErik Bruhn
BalletCarla Fracci
CastLarry Kert
CastSandor Konya
Musical TheatreCarol Lawrence
OperaAnna Moffo
CastJason Robards

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorClark Jones
ProducerDan Lounsbery

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell