A grand and tragic ‘Romeo and Juliet’


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Just in time to commemorate the 400th anniversary year of William Shakespeare’s death, Opera Grand Rapids is bringing a musical adaptation of one of his greatest works to the stage.

“Romeo and Juliet” is a beautiful musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic tragic love story. The new production is a grandiose presentation with elaborate staging and a huge cast that includes Opera Grand Rapids’ Chorus and the Grand Rapids Symphony.

“Romeo and Juliet” by Charles Gounod, presented by Opera Grand Rapids, is at DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids on April 29 and 30. Tickets start at $25 and student tickets are $5. Call (616) 451-2741 or visit OperaGR.org or Ticketmaster for tickets.

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