Romeo and Juliet

Creative Process

Rehearsal Process 

Discover what went on in the studio when we created the show in April 2019. Find out what the process was like from Matthew Bourne himself, Associate Artistic Director Etta Murfitt and our Young Associate Choreographer on the show Arielle Smith, from the impetus behind creating this new production, to the the logistics of rehearsals


Explore the production elements that make up Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet with the creatives and crew that worked on the show.

The Music

Find out more about one of Prokofiev's most famous scores and how we've used it in Matthew Bourne's world premiere production of Romeo and Juliet


Lez Brotherston is a New Adventures Associate Artist and has been a Set and Costume Designer for many of our shows. Read his interview, written by Hannah Osmond, below to find out what it was like to design Matthew Bourne's World Premiere production of Romeo and Juliet.

Get In

Did you know the amazing New Adventures backstage team arrive 48 hours before each opening night of Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet to 'get-in' with our glorious set, designed by Lez Brotherston? Have a watch for a sped up view of what happens...

Young Associates

From lighting and sound to choreography and set design, watch our Young Associate Artists discuss their experience and the benefits of this amazing opportunity.