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Romeo and Juliet [videorecording]

Title
Romeo and Juliet [videorecording] / a production of Lincoln Center ; American Ballet Theatre ; directed for television by Kirk Browning ; produced for television by John Goberman ; choreography by Kenneth MacMillan ; music by Sergei Prokofiev.
Publication
U.S. : PBS, c1988.

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Description
2 videocassettes (VHS, NTSC) (180 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Public Broadcasting Service and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Series Statement
Live from Lincoln Center
Uniform Title
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Scenery and costumes, Nicholas Georgiadis ; lighting, Thomas Skelton.
Performer (note)
  • Announcer: Martin Bookspan.
  • Host: Patrick Watson.
  • Natalia Makarova (Juliet); Kevin McKenzie (Romeo); Johan Renvall (Mercutio); Victor Barbee (Tybalt); Wes Chapman (Benvolio); Ross Stretton (Paris); Michael Owen (Lord Capulet); Georgina Parkinson (Lady Capulet); John Taras (Escalus/Friar Laurence); Christine Dunham (Rosaline); Susan Jones (nurse); Jurgen Schneider (Lord Montague); Laura Hood (Lady Montague); Christina Fagundes, Kathleen Moore, Amy Rose (three harlots); Lucette Katerndahl (Rosaline's friend); Anne Adair, Cristina Escoda, Careen Hobart, Julie Kent, Dana Stackpole, Greet Vincker (Juliet's friends); Jeremy Collins, Keith Roberts, Roger van Fleteren, Robert Wallace, Ross Yearsley (mandolin dance); others.
  • Conductor: Jack Everly.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N.Y., on May 7, 1988. Telecast as part of the PBS series Live from Lincoln Center.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. Act I (ca. 61 min.) -- Intermission, including pre-recorded interview with Natalia Makarova (ca. 19 min.) -- Act II (beginning of scene 1, ca. 12 min.; continued on cassette 2).
  • Cassette 2. Act II (continued; repeats ca. 3 min. from cassette 1; ca. 23 min.) -- Intermission, including backstage interviews with Kevin McKenzie and Georgina Parkinson (ca. 19 min.) -- Act III (ca. 46 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7526
Title
Romeo and Juliet [videorecording] / a production of Lincoln Center ; American Ballet Theatre ; directed for television by Kirk Browning ; produced for television by John Goberman ; choreography by Kenneth MacMillan ; music by Sergei Prokofiev.
Imprint
U.S. : PBS, c1988.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Live from Lincoln Center
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N.Y., on May 7, 1988. Telecast as part of the PBS series Live from Lincoln Center.
Credits
Scenery and costumes, Nicholas Georgiadis ; lighting, Thomas Skelton.
Performer
Announcer: Martin Bookspan.
Host: Patrick Watson.
Danced by American Ballet Theatre.
Cast
Natalia Makarova (Juliet); Kevin McKenzie (Romeo); Johan Renvall (Mercutio); Victor Barbee (Tybalt); Wes Chapman (Benvolio); Ross Stretton (Paris); Michael Owen (Lord Capulet); Georgina Parkinson (Lady Capulet); John Taras (Escalus/Friar Laurence); Christine Dunham (Rosaline); Susan Jones (nurse); Jurgen Schneider (Lord Montague); Laura Hood (Lady Montague); Christina Fagundes, Kathleen Moore, Amy Rose (three harlots); Lucette Katerndahl (Rosaline's friend); Anne Adair, Cristina Escoda, Careen Hobart, Julie Kent, Dana Stackpole, Greet Vincker (Juliet's friends); Jeremy Collins, Keith Roberts, Roger van Fleteren, Robert Wallace, Ross Yearsley (mandolin dance); others.
Performer
Conductor: Jack Everly.
Summary
Ballet based on William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Added Author
MacMillan, Kenneth, choreographer.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Composer
Georgiadis, Nicholas, 1923-2001. Designer. Costume designer
Skelton, Thomas R. Designer
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- dancer. Interviewee
McKenzie, Kevin, dancer. Interviewee
Renvall, Johan, dancer.
Parkinson, Georgina, dancer. Interviewee
Barbee, Victor, dancer.
Chapman, Wes, dancer.
Stretton, Ross, dancer.
Taras, John, dancer.
Dunham, Christine, dancer.
Jones, Susan, dancer.
Everly, Jack. Conductor
Bookspan, Martin.
Watson, Patrick. Host. Interviewer
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008. Director
Goberman, John. Producer
American Ballet Theatre.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Added Title
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Gift of Public Broadcasting Service and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7526
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