From the tingle in Juliette’s fingers to the elegance of bodies in balletic motion; from the emotional pulls of Sergei Prokofiev’s score to the glowing simplicity of its stage setting, Atlanta Ballet’s luminous “Romeo et Juliette” defies analysis. Like first love, it is stirring at every level.
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Atlanta Ballet presents Jean-Christophe Maillot’s “Romeo et Juliette.”
8 p.m. Feb. 13-15. $21.70-$116.04. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 1-800-982-2787, www.atlantaballet.com.
Bottom line: With this starkly beautiful tragedy, Atlanta Ballet has again surpassed itself.