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A midsummer night's dream [videorecording]

Title
A midsummer night's dream [videorecording] / WNET ; Great Performances ; Live from Lincoln Center ; directed by Kirk Browning ; produced by John Goberman ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by Felix Mendelssohn.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : WNET, c1986.

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Disc 1Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*MGZIDVD 5-4441 *MGZIA 4-7275 (relocated to *MGZIDVD 5-4441) Disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (119 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Live from Lincoln Center
Uniform Title
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Television.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Scenery, David Hays ; costumes, Karinska ; lighting, Ronald Bates ; production supervised by Peter Martins ; writer, Danny Abelson.
Performer (note)
  • Maria Calegari (Titania), Ib Andersen (Oberon), Jean-Pierre Frohlich (Puck), Victoria Hall (Hippolyta), Cornel Crabtree (Theseus), Jock Soto (Titania's cavalier), Stephanie Saland (Helena), Judith Fugate (Hermia), Kipling Houston (Lysander), Peter Frame (Demetrius), Laurence Matthews (Bottom), Katrina Killian (Butterfly), Merrill Ashley and Adam Luders (Act II divertissement), members of the New York City Ballet, and students of the School of American Ballet.Mari
  • Host/interviewer: Patrick Watson.
  • Commentator: Martin Bookspan.
Event (note)
  • Recorded at New York State Theater, New York, N.Y., and telecast live by WNET as part of its series Great performances: Live from Lincoln Center, on May 24, 1986.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
Cassette 1. Act I (ca. 70 min.) -- Cassette 2. Backstage interviews (ca. 15 min.) with Robert Irving and Peter Martins -- Act II (ca. 34 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4441
Title
A midsummer night's dream [videorecording] / WNET ; Great Performances ; Live from Lincoln Center ; directed by Kirk Browning ; produced by John Goberman ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music by Felix Mendelssohn.
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : WNET, c1986.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Live from Lincoln Center
System Details
DVD.
Event
Recorded at New York State Theater, New York, N.Y., and telecast live by WNET as part of its series Great performances: Live from Lincoln Center, on May 24, 1986.
Credits
Scenery, David Hays ; costumes, Karinska ; lighting, Ronald Bates ; production supervised by Peter Martins ; writer, Danny Abelson.
Performer
Danced by New York City Ballet.
Cast
Maria Calegari (Titania), Ib Andersen (Oberon), Jean-Pierre Frohlich (Puck), Victoria Hall (Hippolyta), Cornel Crabtree (Theseus), Jock Soto (Titania's cavalier), Stephanie Saland (Helena), Judith Fugate (Hermia), Kipling Houston (Lysander), Peter Frame (Demetrius), Laurence Matthews (Bottom), Katrina Killian (Butterfly), Merrill Ashley and Adam Luders (Act II divertissement), members of the New York City Ballet, and students of the School of American Ballet.Mari
Performer
Conductor: Robert Irving.
Host/interviewer: Patrick Watson.
Commentator: Martin Bookspan.
Singers: Elaine Linstedt (soprano), Mary Ann Hart (mezzo soprano), and others.
Summary
Ballet adaptation of the comedy by William Shakespeare.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIA 4-7275.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Midsummer night's dream.
Television. Live from Lincoln Center.
Television. Great performances.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Added Author
Calegari, Maria, dancer.
Andersen, Ib, 1954- dancer.
Frohlich, Jean Pierre, dancer.
Hall, Victoria, dancer.
Crabtree, Cornel, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Saland, Stephanie, dancer.
Fugate, Judith, dancer.
Houston, Kipling, dancer.
Frame, Peter, dancer.
Killian, Katrina, dancer.
Ashley, Merrill, dancer.
Lüders, Adam, dancer.
Matthews, Laurence, dancer.
Irving, Robert, 1913-1991. Conductor interviewee.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Composer
Karinska, Barbara, costume designer.
Hays, David, 1930- Set designer
Bates, Ronald. Lighting designer
Martins, Peter, 1946- interviewee.
Bookspan, Martin, commentator.
Watson, Patrick, host interviewer.
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008, director.
Goberman, John. Producer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
New York City Ballet.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Added Title
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4441
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