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West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 21, 1995

Title
West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 21, 1995 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Publication
1995.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (58 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Uniform Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Color is washed out. There is a break in the picture at 34 min., lasting a few seconds.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 21, 1995.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Biography (note)
  • West Side story suite had its New York City Ballet premiere on May 18, 1995.
Contents
Cool / rehearsed by Ethan Stiefel (Riff) and Russell Kaiser, Sébastien Marcovici, Peter Hansen, Robert Wersinger, Christopher Wheeldon, Benjamin Bowman, Peter Hansen, William Otto, Christopher Boehmer, Lydia Harmsen, Jennifer Tinsley, Emily Coates (34 min.) -- Rumble / rehearsed by Nikolaj Hübbe (Riff), Jock Soto (Bernardo), Robert La Fosse (Tony), and Ethan Stiefel (Riff, 2nd cast), James Fayette (Bernardo, 2nd cast), Philip Neal (Tony, 2nd cast) (24 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-521
Title
West Side story suite [excerpts] [videorecording] : rehearsal. Mar. 21, 1995 / choreography by Jerome Robbins; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Imprint
1995.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Performer
Rehearsed by members of New York City Ballet, including Robert La Fosse (Tony), Jock Soto (Bernardo), Nikolaj Hübbe (Riff), Ethan Stiefel (Riff, 2nd cast), James Fayette (Bernardo, 2nd cast), Philip Neal (Tony, 2nd cast), and Emily Coates, Lydia Harmsen, Jennifer Tinsley, Christopher Wheeldon, William Otto, Sébastien Marcovici, Russell Kaiser, Peter Hansen, Robert Wersinger, Christopher Boehmer, Benjamin Bowman, and others.
Event
Videotaped in New York City Ballet studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York City, on Mar. 21, 1995.
Summary
Jerome Robbins, assisted by ballet masters Jean Pierre Frohlich and Victor Castelli, directs a rehearsal of West Side story suite. In the rehearsal of the Rumble by principals only, Robbins reads from the West Side story book, and dancers watch a video of the scene.
System Details
DVD.
Biography
West Side story suite had its New York City Ballet premiere on May 18, 1995.
Added Author
Robbins, Jerome, choreographer. Director
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story.
Sondheim, Stephen. Lyricist
Frohlich, Jean Pierre. Director
Castelli, Victor. Director
La Fosse, Robert, dancer.
Soto, Jock, dancer.
Hübbe, Nikolaj, dancer. voc
Stiefel, Ethan, dancer. Singer
Fayette, James, dancer.
Neal, Philip, 1968- dancer.
Wheeldon, Christopher, dancer.
Otto, William, 1958- dancer.
Marcovici, Sébastien, 1975- dancer.
Kaiser, Russell, dancer.
Bowman, Benjamin, dancer.
Boehmer, Christopher, dancer.
Coates, Emily, dancer.
Harmsen, Lydia, dancer.
Hansen, Peter, dancer.
Wersinger, Robert, dancer.
Tinsley, Jennifer, dancer.
New York City Ballet.
Added Title
West Side story suite (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Gift of New York City Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-521
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