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Broadway celebrates Jerome Robbins

Title
Broadway celebrates Jerome Robbins [videorecording]
Publication
1999.

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Additional Authors
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Chapin, Schuyler
  • Makarova, Natalia, 1940-
  • Comden, Betty
  • Green, Adolph
  • Lee, Sondra
  • Gallagher, Helen, 1926-
  • Saddler, Donald
  • Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001
  • Yuriko, 1920-2022
  • Dale, Grover
  • Johnson, Alan (Choreographer)
  • Lawrence, Carol, 1935-
  • LeClerc, Paul, 1941-
  • Bock, Jerry
  • Harnick, Sheldon
  • Stein, Joseph
  • Karnilova, Maria
  • Topol, 1935-
  • Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008
  • Kopit, Arthur, 1937-2021
  • Pendleton, Austin
  • Tipton, Jennifer
  • Gravitte, Debbie Shapiro
  • Wise, Scott
  • Tallchief, Maria
  • Osato, Sono, 1919-2018
  • Lasky, Floria V.
  • Diamond, Dennis.
  • Quinn, David P.
  • Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York City Ballet.
  • Video D Studios.
  • DHCA.
Description
2 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (144 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Alternative Title
Broadway salutes Jerome Robbins
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Video.
Note
  • Additional information from house program. Cover titled Broadway salutes Jerome Robbins ; the title Broadway celebrates Jerome Robbins appears inside program.
  • The beginning of cassette 2 repeats ca. 8 min. of the end of cassette 1.
Credits (note)
  • Pre-recorded video sequences edited by Dennis Diamond and David Quinn, Video D Studios.
Performer (note)
  • Speakers (in order of appearance): Schuyler Chapin ; Natalia Makarova ; Betty Comden and Adolph Green ; Sondra Lee ; Helen Gallagher and Donald Saddler ; Herbert Ross ; Yuriko ; Grover Dale, Alan Johnson and Carol Lawrence ; Paul LeClerc, president of New York Public Library ; Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick and Joseph Stein ; Maria Karnilova ; Topol ; Clive Barnes, critic ; Arthur Kopit ; Austin Pendleton ; Jennifer Tipton ; Debbie Gravitte and Scott Wise ; Floria V. Lasky, Robbins' lawyer.
  • Speakers heard only in voiceovers: Maria Tallchief, Sono Osato.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Majestic Theater, New York, on April 12, 1999.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3583
Title
Broadway celebrates Jerome Robbins [videorecording]
Imprint
1999.
Event
Videotaped at the Majestic Theater, New York, on April 12, 1999.
Credits
Pre-recorded video sequences edited by Dennis Diamond and David Quinn, Video D Studios.
Performer
Speakers (in order of appearance): Schuyler Chapin ; Natalia Makarova ; Betty Comden and Adolph Green ; Sondra Lee ; Helen Gallagher and Donald Saddler ; Herbert Ross ; Yuriko ; Grover Dale, Alan Johnson and Carol Lawrence ; Paul LeClerc, president of New York Public Library ; Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick and Joseph Stein ; Maria Karnilova ; Topol ; Clive Barnes, critic ; Arthur Kopit ; Austin Pendleton ; Jennifer Tipton ; Debbie Gravitte and Scott Wise ; Floria V. Lasky, Robbins' lawyer.
Speakers heard only in voiceovers: Maria Tallchief, Sono Osato.
Summary
Memorial for Jerome Robbins, recalling his achievements as a dancer, choreographer and director. Most of the speakers worked with him on Broadway musicals as creative collaborators or performers, although his work with Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet is also recalled. The speakers reminisce about Robbins as a private person and in professional life. The speeches are interspersed with pre-recorded video sequences containing interviews with Robbins and others, still photographs, musical excerpts, and excerpts from stage and film performances. Among the works discussed are the ballet Fancy free ; the musicals On the town, Billion dollar baby, High button shoes, Peter Pan, Look, ma, I'm dancin', The king and I, West side story, Fiddler on the roof, Jerome Robbins' Broadway ; the plays Mother Courage, Oh Dad, poor Dad... The program ends with the song "Somewhere" from West side story, sung by original cast members and others.
Local Subject
Musical comedies. On the town.
Musical comedies. Billion dollar baby.
Musical comedies. High button shoes.
Musical comedies. Peter Pan.
Musical comedies. Look, ma, I'm dancin'.
Musical comedies. The king and I.
Musical comedies. West side story.
Musical comedies. Fiddler on the roof.
Musical comedies. Jerome Robbins' Broadway.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Robbins, Jerome, interviewee.
Chapin, Schuyler, speaker.
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- speaker.
Comden, Betty, speaker.
Green, Adolph, speaker.
Lee, Sondra, speaker.
Gallagher, Helen, 1926- speaker.
Saddler, Donald, speaker.
Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001, speaker.
Yuriko, 1920-2022, speaker.
Dale, Grover, speaker.
Johnson, Alan (Choreographer), speaker.
Lawrence, Carol, 1935- speaker.
LeClerc, Paul, 1941- speaker.
Bock, Jerry, speaker.
Harnick, Sheldon, speaker.
Stein, Joseph, speaker.
Karnilova, Maria, speaker.
Topol, 1935- speaker.
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008, speaker.
Kopit, Arthur, 1937-2021, speaker.
Pendleton, Austin, speaker.
Tipton, Jennifer, speaker.
Gravitte, Debbie Shapiro, speaker.
Wise, Scott, speaker.
Tallchief, Maria, speaker.
Osato, Sono, 1919-2018, speaker.
Lasky, Floria V., speaker.
Diamond, Dennis. Film editor
Quinn, David P. Film editor
Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
New York City Ballet.
Video D Studios.
DHCA.
Added Title
Broadway salutes Jerome Robbins [videorecording]
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3583
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