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A midsummer night's dream [videorecording]

Title
A midsummer night's dream [videorecording] / [presented by] Pacific Northwest Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; production supervised by Francia Russell ; staging by Sara Leland and Susan Hendl ; music by Felix Mendelssohn.
Publication
1991.

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Description
1 videocassette (103 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Uniform Title
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Genre/Form
  • Adaptations.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from container and accompanying program.
Performer (note)
  • Performed by Pacific Northwest Ballet.
  • Conductor: Stewart Kershaw.
  • Singers: Catherine Haight (soprano), Ann Wickstrom (mezzo-soprano), with Stephanie Dudash, Susan Erickson, Sara Hedgepeth, and Emily Lunde.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Seattle Center Opera House, Seattle, Washington, on October 11, 1991 (evening).
Contents
  • Act I, a forest near Athens, one Midsummer Eve / performed by Patricia Barker (Titania), Brent Davi (Oberon), David Peden (Puck), Susan Gladstone (Hermia), Erica Fischbach (Helena), Kevin Kaiser (Lysander), Thordal Christensen (Demetrius), Lucinda Hughey (Hippolyta), Phillip Otto (Theseus), Benjamin Houk (Titania's cavalier), Sterling Kekoa (Bottom), and Julie Tobiason (Butterfly), with Marisa Albee, Linnette Hitchin, Bryce Jaffe, Karen Meisenholder, and children's ensemble (butterflies) ; four children (Oberon's pages) ; Nicole Blackburn (Titania's page) ; Charles Farruggio, Charles Newton, Luke Newton-Mason, and Yu Xin (Bottom's companions) ; four men (courtiers to Theseus) ; Harriet Clark, Theresa Goetz, Clara Kubeja, Angela Sterling, Jessica Biorn, Kristen Brackman, Alexandra Dickson, Karen Lynch, Kerry Parker, Jennifer Sax, Melanie Skinner, and Laura Taylor (Titania's retinue) ; children's ensemble (Oberon's kingdom: butterflies and fairies) ; Robin Hickman, Joan Latham, Noelle Schroeder, Vanessa Sharp, Christy Slocum, and Robin Wharton (Hippolyta's hounds).
  • Act II, at the court of Theseus / performed by Colleen Neary and Michel Mesnier, with Harriet Clark, Theresa Goetz, Karen Meisenholder, Lauri-Michelle Rohde, Angela Sterling, Julie Tobiason, Anthony Jones, Li Heng Da, Dagoberto Nieves, Brad Phillips, Christopher Roman, and Daniel Wong (divertissement) ; Lucinda Hughey (Hippolyta) ; Phillip Otto (Theseus) ; Susan Gladstone (Hermia) ; Kevin Kaiser (Lysander) ; Erica Fischbach (Helena) ; Thordal Christensen (Demetrius) ; with Marisa Albee, Jessica Biorn, Kristen Brackman, Alexandra Dickson, Pamela Gurley, Robin Hickman, Bryce Jaffe, Clara Kubeja, Ariana Lallone, Karen Lynch, Kerry Parker, Jennifer Sax, Noelle Schroeder, Melanie Skinner, Christy Slocum, Laura Taylor, Robin Wharton, Kirsten Yaggi, Charles Farruggio, Uko Gorter, Robert LaTurner, Roger Kent, Ronald Martin, Charles Newton, Luke Newton-Mason, and Yu Xin (courtiers).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-2067
Title
A midsummer night's dream [videorecording] / [presented by] Pacific Northwest Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; production supervised by Francia Russell ; staging by Sara Leland and Susan Hendl ; music by Felix Mendelssohn.
Imprint
1991.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Performed by Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Conductor: Stewart Kershaw.
Singers: Catherine Haight (soprano), Ann Wickstrom (mezzo-soprano), with Stephanie Dudash, Susan Erickson, Sara Hedgepeth, and Emily Lunde.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Seattle Center Opera House, Seattle, Washington, on October 11, 1991 (evening).
Summary
Ballet in two acts, based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Local Subject
Literature and dance.
Child dancers.
Added Author
Barker, Patricia, active 1988, dancer.
Davi, Brent, dancer.
Peden, David, dancer.
Gladstone, Susan, dancer.
Fischbach, Erica, dancer.
Kaiser, Kevin, dancer.
Christensen, Thordal, dancer.
Hughey, Lucinda, dancer.
Otto, Phillip M., dancer.
Houk, Benjamin, dancer.
Kekoa, Sterling, dancer.
Tobiason, Julie, dancer.
Neary, Colleen, dancer.
Mesnier, Michel, dancer.
Kershaw, Stewart. Conductor
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Composer
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Author
Russell, Francia.
Leland, Sara, 1941-
Hendl, Susan.
Pacific Northwest Ballet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Gift of Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-2067
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