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A memorable evening of dance honoring Agnes de Mille, pt. 1 [videorecording]

Title
A memorable evening of dance honoring Agnes de Mille, pt. 1 [videorecording] / produced by Jean Dalrymple ; staged by Donald Saddler and Lee Theodore's American Dance Machine ; musical direction by James Raitt.
Publication
1983.

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1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (120 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Uniform Title
  • Inconsequentials (Choreographic work : De Mille)
  • Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Trio in A minor (Choreographic work : Taras)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Video.
Performer (note)
  • Spoken tributes and introductions by Jerome Robbins, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Donald Saddler, Natalia Makarova, William Carter, Donna McKechnie, James Mitchell, Tommy Tune, Dr. John Brademas, Isaac Stern, and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped on May 16, 1983 at the Shubert Theatre, New York during a performance presented by the Friends of the Theatre and Music Collection of the Museum of the City of New York.
Contents
  • Gentlemen prefer blondes: Mamie is Mimi / choreography, Agnes de Mille ; danced by Tinka Gutrick.
  • Carousel: Hornpipe / choreography, Agnes de Mille ; danced by Christine Sarry, Alexander Filipov and ensemble.
  • Pavane, from 1936 MGM film, Romeo and Juliet / choreography, Agnes de Mille ; danced by Ilene Strickler and William Carter.
  • No, no, Nanette (1971 revival): You can dance with any girl at all / choreography, Donald Saddler ; danced by Helen Gallagher and Donald Saddler.
  • Dances, from Inconsequentials / choreography, Agnes de Mille ; danced by Christine Sarry and Michael Rahn, Ilene Strickler and Oliver Woodall.
  • Alegrias / choreography and performance by William Carter ; traditional music performed by Pedro Cortes and Paco Juanas, guitarists, and Paco Ortiz, flamenco singer.
  • Theme and variations: Adagio / choreography, George Balanchine ; danced by Cynthia Gregory and Sean Lavery.
  • Over here: Charlie's place / choreography, Patricia Birch ; danced by Donna McKechnie, James Horvath and American Dance Machine.
  • Bye, bye, Birdie: Shriner's ballet / choreography, Gower Champion ; danced by Chita Rivera and men's ensemble.
  • Brigadoon: Come to me, bend to me [and] The funeral dance / choreography, Agnes de Mille ; danced by Mollie Smith and ensemble.
  • Trio in A minor / choreography, John Taras ; danced by Mel Tomlinson and Lourdes Lopez.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-423 Cassette 1
Title
A memorable evening of dance honoring Agnes de Mille, pt. 1 [videorecording] / produced by Jean Dalrymple ; staged by Donald Saddler and Lee Theodore's American Dance Machine ; musical direction by James Raitt.
Imprint
1983.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Spoken tributes and introductions by Jerome Robbins, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Donald Saddler, Natalia Makarova, William Carter, Donna McKechnie, James Mitchell, Tommy Tune, Dr. John Brademas, Isaac Stern, and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Event
Videotaped on May 16, 1983 at the Shubert Theatre, New York during a performance presented by the Friends of the Theatre and Music Collection of the Museum of the City of New York.
Local Subject
Musical comedies. Gentlemen prefer blondes.
Musical comedies. Carousel.
Musical comedies. No, no, Nanette.
Musical comedies. Over here!
Musical comedies. Bye bye Birdie.
Musical comedies. Brigadoon.
Ballet in motion pictures. Romeo and Juliet.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, speaker.
Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007, speaker.
Saddler, Donald, director.
Saddler, Donald, choreographer.
Saddler, Donald, speaker.
Saddler, Donald, dancer.
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- speaker.
Carter, William, 1936-1988. spk, choreographer, dancer.
McKechnie, Donna, speaker.
McKechnie, Donna, dancer.
Mitchell, James, 1920-2010, speaker.
Smith, Mollie, dancer.
Tune, Tommy, speaker.
Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001. Speaker
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- speaker.
Gutrick, Tinka, dancer.
Sarry, Christine, dancer.
Filipov, Aleksandr, dancer.
Theodore, Lee.
Strickler, Ilene, dancer.
Gallagher, Helen, 1926- dancer.
Rahn, Michel, dancer.
Woodall, Oliver, dancer.
Gregory, Cynthia, dancer.
Lavery, Sean, dancer.
Horvath, James, dancer.
Rivera, Chita, dancer.
Tomlinson, Mel, dancer.
Lopez, Lourdes, dancer.
De Mille, Agnes, choreographer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Birch, Patricia, choreographer.
Champion, Gower, 1919-1980, choreographer.
Taras, John, choreographer.
Dalrymple, Jean, producer.
American Dance Machine.
DHCA.
Added Title
Inconsequentials (Choreographic work : De Mille)
Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Trio in A minor (Choreographic work : Taras)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-423 Cassette 1
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