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New Adventures

Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet

January 28 – February 25, 2024

Ahmanson Theatre
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Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet

Off Sale

Striking … pulses with athletic jocularity, good-spirited fun with an edge of danger!

The somber intensity of romance brings out the best of Bourne … [as] the love story at the heart of the tale is achingly clear.

Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet gives Shakespeare’s timeless story of forbidden love a scintillating injection of raw passion and youthful vitality. Confined against their will by a society that seeks to divide, our two young lovers must follow their hearts as they risk everything to be together. A masterful re-telling of an ageless tale of teenage discovery and the madness of first love, Romeo and Juliet garnered universal critical acclaim when it premiered in 2019, and now returns to the New Adventures repertoire alongside the very best of Bourne’s world renowned dance theatre productions.

Directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, collaborating with the New Adventures Artistic team; Etta Murfitt (Associate Artistic Director), Lez Brotherston (Set and Costume design), Paule Constable (Lighting Design), Paul Groothuis (Sound Design) and Arielle Smith (Associate Choreographer) with Terry Davies’ thrillingly fresh orchestrations of Prokofiev’s dynamic score.

Matthew Bourne's Romeo and Juliet is presented in association with Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, New Adventures, Sadler’s Wells, and Arts Council England.

Join us for our Dining Series featuring Otium!


We’ve curated the perfect night on the town for you! See Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet, and dine at one of the hottest restaurants downtown, Otium!

On select performances* of Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet a limited number of “dinner and a show” tickets are available with a dinner reservation at Otium!

Tuesday, February 13 – Sold Out
Wednesday, February 14 – Sold Out
Thursday, February 15 – 5:30pm
Tuesday, February 20 – 5:30pm
Wednesday, February 21 – 5:30pm
Thursday, February 22 – 5:30pm

Make a Reservation

This promotion closes 48 hours (about 2 days) prior to each dinner reservation time slot. Any further questions regarding your dinner reservation can be directed to Otium by calling 213.935.8500 or by visiting


Calling all dancers! Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and network with other members of the dance community. Use promo code DANCENIGHT to buy your ticket today!

Sunday, January 28, 8pm

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Reception begins at 6:30pm and performances begin at 8pm.


KCRW members are invited to join us on select evenings for KCRW Member Nights—a series of performances with pre-show receptions exclusively for KCRW members. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres and beverages (including wine!) at Kendall’s Brasserie before select performances. Just use promo code KCRW during checkout to access your KCRW Member discount and automatically RSVP to the reception.

Tuesday, February 6, 8pm

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Reception begins at 6pm and performances begin at 8pm.

Your jaw will drop, there are moments so stunning that you might just forget to breathe.

A seismic youthquake. A Romeo and Juliet for the millennial generation.

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North American Premiere

Venue Information

The Ahmanson Theatre is located at 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles CA 90012.

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Ticket Prices

Prices start at $35.

Friends Ticket Presale

On sale: November 1, 2023

Donate $100 and access tickets to all Center Theatre Group shows before the general public for an entire year, with preferred pricing

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American Express® Early Access

On sale: November 8, 2023

American Express® Card Members are invited to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public.

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Single Tickets

On sale: November 15, 2023

For Ahmanson shows:

For Douglas shows:

Account Sales and Group Tickets of 10+

Call 213.972.7231 to put your name on a priority access list.

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Performance Length

The performance length is 2 hours with one intermission.

Be Aware

Recommended for ages 14+. Children 6 and under are not admitted, unless otherwise noted for specific productions. The production contains loud sound effects including a gun shot and has flashing lights in sections (not strobe). The production contains scenes of a disturbing and a sexual nature, including stabbing and strangulation. For more information, please visit our Show Guide for Parents.

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American Express® Card Member Performance

American Express Card Members are invited to an exclusive post-show Q&A with the company of Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet. American Express Card Members will also receive a complimentary drink voucher at this performance.

Performance date: Thursday, February 8, 2024 at 8pm

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Accessibility and Amenities

Our ACCESS program is committed to accessibility for all audiences. We offer a number of services to accommodate persons requiring mobility, vision, and hearing access.

One Saturday matinee for every mainstage Center Theatre Group production is designated as an ACCESS performance. These performances are designed for patrons who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, and/or have low vision. ACCESS performances for this production include Audio Description.

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Performance date: February 24 at 2pm