What happens after Romeo and Juliet perish? Why, the young lovers become zombies and are raised from the dead! True love never dies, after all. With the help of a mysterious Apothecary, intrepid cousin Rosaline is whisked to the Underworld where she comes face-to-face with Vampires, Spiders, Lost Souls, Gargoyles and more in her search for Romeo and Juliet. Will she escape unharmed - or be swallowed up for all eternity?
"Sweet Sorrow, A Zombie Ballet" is the only annual ballet of the Halloween season in Los Angeles. A deeply romantic, imaginative and surreal performance, this signature show is part of the Leigh Purtill Ballet Company’s effort to bring ballet to the mainstream and help make the art form more accessible to a broad audience.