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West side story suite [videorecording]

Title
West side story suite [videorecording] / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Publication
1995.

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1 videodisc (NTSC) (40 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Date from accompanying data sheet.
Credits (note)
  • Co-choreographer, Peter Gennaro ; original book, Arthur Laurents ; scenery, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton.
Performer (note)
  • Danced by New York City Ballet: Robert La Fosse (Tony) ; Elena Diner (Maria) ; Jock Soto (Bernardo) ; Nancy Ticotin (Anita) ; Nikolaj Hübbe (Riff) ; Natalie Toro (Rosalia) ; Christopher Boehmer, Benjamin Bowman, Peter Hansen, Russell Kaiser, Sebastien Marcovici, Peter Naumann, William Otto, Robert Wersinger, Christopher Wheeldon (the Jets) ; Dena Abergel, Jennifer Chipman, Emily Coates, Aura Dixon, Lydia Harmsen, Rachel Rutherford, Jennie Somogyi, Jennifer Tinsley, Pascale van Kipnis, Elizabeth Walker (their girls) ; Sant'gria Bello, Espen Giljane, Tom Gold, Arch Higgins, Edward Liang, Christopher Macdougall, Alexander Ritter, Andrew Robertson (the Sharks) ; Samantha Allen, Amanda Edge, Kristina Fernandez, Michele Gifford, Andrea Long, Riolama Lorenzo, Deanna McBrearty, Rebecca Metzger (their girls).
  • Conductor: Paul Gemignani.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, N.Y., on May 18, 1995.
Contents
Order of dances: Prologue -- Something's coming -- Dance at the gym -- Cool -- America -- Rumble -- Ballet -- Somewhere.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3446
Title
West side story suite [videorecording] / [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by Jerome Robbins ; music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Imprint
1995.
Event
Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, N.Y., on May 18, 1995.
Credits
Co-choreographer, Peter Gennaro ; original book, Arthur Laurents ; scenery, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; lighting, Jennifer Tipton.
Performer
Guest artists: Nancy Ticotin, Natalie Toro.
Cast
Danced by New York City Ballet: Robert La Fosse (Tony) ; Elena Diner (Maria) ; Jock Soto (Bernardo) ; Nancy Ticotin (Anita) ; Nikolaj Hübbe (Riff) ; Natalie Toro (Rosalia) ; Christopher Boehmer, Benjamin Bowman, Peter Hansen, Russell Kaiser, Sebastien Marcovici, Peter Naumann, William Otto, Robert Wersinger, Christopher Wheeldon (the Jets) ; Dena Abergel, Jennifer Chipman, Emily Coates, Aura Dixon, Lydia Harmsen, Rachel Rutherford, Jennie Somogyi, Jennifer Tinsley, Pascale van Kipnis, Elizabeth Walker (their girls) ; Sant'gria Bello, Espen Giljane, Tom Gold, Arch Higgins, Edward Liang, Christopher Macdougall, Alexander Ritter, Andrew Robertson (the Sharks) ; Samantha Allen, Amanda Edge, Kristina Fernandez, Michele Gifford, Andrea Long, Riolama Lorenzo, Deanna McBrearty, Rebecca Metzger (their girls).
Performer
Singers: Rob Lorey, Joan Barber, Stephanie Bast, Donna Lee Marshall, Karen Murphy.
Conductor: Paul Gemignani.
Summary
New York City Ballet premiere. The dances in this suite were extracted by Jerome Robbins from his choreography for the 1957 musical West side story, based on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Added Author
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Diner, Elena, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Ticotin, Nancy, dancer.
Hübbe, Nikolaj, dancer.
Toro, Natalie, dancer.
Lorey, Rob. Singer
Gemignani, Paul. Conductor
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Composer
Sondheim, Stephen. Lyricist
Laurents, Arthur.
Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994. Designer
Sharaff, Irene. Costume designer
Tipton, Jennifer. Lighting designer
Gennaro, Peter, 1919-2000, choreographer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-3446
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