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Jerome Robbins' Broadway [videorecording] : opening night reviews, montage of scenes, reviewer's reel.

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Jerome Robbins' Broadway [videorecording] : opening night reviews, montage of scenes, reviewer's reel.
Publication
1989.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (30 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Collection
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Musicals.
  • Television.
Credits (note)
  • Reviewers: Dennis Cunningham, Pia Lindstrom, Stewart Klein, Joel Siegel, Pat Collins.
  • Music by Leonard Bernstein (West side story, On the town), Jerry Bock (Fiddler on the roof), Stephen Sondheim (A funny thing happened on the way to the forum) and Jule Styne (Gypsy, High button shoes, Peter Pan).
Event (note)
  • News items broadcast on Feb. 27, 1989. Includes clips videotaped at the Imperial Theater, New York, on Feb. 26, 1989.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Contents
  • Television commercial for Jerome Robbins' Broadway: N.Y. signs / created by Serino Coyne, Inc. (:30)
  • Opening night reviews (15 min.): Channel 2 news / WCBS-TV -- News 4 New York / WNBC-TV -- Fox 5 news / WNYW-TV -- Eyewitness news / WABC-TV -- Channel 9 news / WABC-TV.
  • Excerpts from Jerome Robbins' Broadway (13 min.): Dance at the gym (from West side story) / performed by ensemble including Charlotte D'Amboise, Scott Wise, Robert La Fosse (1:08) -- Cool (from West side story) / performed by Scott Wise and the Jets (:46) -- America (from West side story) / performed by Charlotte D'Amboise and Debbie Shapiro, three others (1:23) -- The rumble (from West side story) / performed by Scott Wise, Nicholas Garr, Robert La Fosse and ensemble (:37) -- The wedding (from Fiddler on the roof) / performed by Christophe Caballero, Mark Esposito, Scott Jovovich, Greg Schanuel (1:06) -- On a sunday by the sea (from High button shoes) / performed by ensemble dancers (2:55) -- I'm flying (from Peter Pan) / performed by Charlotte D'Amboise, Donna Di Meo, Linda Talcott, Steve Ochoa.
  • Montage of scenes (1:39)
  • Montage of marquees.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6485 JRC
Title
Jerome Robbins' Broadway [videorecording] : opening night reviews, montage of scenes, reviewer's reel.
Imprint
1989.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Collection
Credits
Reviewers: Dennis Cunningham, Pia Lindstrom, Stewart Klein, Joel Siegel, Pat Collins.
Music by Leonard Bernstein (West side story, On the town), Jerry Bock (Fiddler on the roof), Stephen Sondheim (A funny thing happened on the way to the forum) and Jule Styne (Gypsy, High button shoes, Peter Pan).
Event
News items broadcast on Feb. 27, 1989. Includes clips videotaped at the Imperial Theater, New York, on Feb. 26, 1989.
Summary
The television reviews include film clips from Jerome Robbins' Broadway, and the News 4 New York segment includes footage of celebrities arriving for the opening night performance and of Jerome Robbins' curtain call after the performance. The excerpts from Jerome Robbins' Broadway (reviewers' reel) are introduced by title screens.
Funding
Preservation made possible in part with public funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Local Subject
Musical comedies. Jerome Robbins' Broadway.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer.
Robbins, Jerome, director.
D'Amboise, Charlotte, performer.
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Wise, Scott, dancer.
Gravitte, Debbie Shapiro, performer.
Garr, Nicholas, dancer.
Caballero, Christophe, dancer.
Esposito, Mark, dancer.
Jovovich, Scott, dancer.
Schanuel, Greg, dancer.
Di Meo, Donna, performer.
Lee, Linda Talcott, performer.
Ochoa, Steve, performer.
Cunningham, Dennis (Dennis M.), reviewer.
Siegel, Joel, 1943-2007, reviewer.
Lindstrom, Pia, reviewer.
Collins, Pat (Film critic), reviewer.
Klein, Stewart, 1933-1999, reviewer.
WNYW-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WNBC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WABC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WCBS-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6485 JRC
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