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Romeo and Juliet
Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Petrov)
Petrov, Nicolas (Donor)
Filipov, Aleksandr (Dancer)
Vostrikov, Gennadiĭ (Dancer)
Bogdanic, Dinko (Dancer)
Dorado, Thierry (Dancer)
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013 (Director)
Petrov, Nicolas (Director)
Johnson, Kenneth (Choreographer)
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)
Heymann, Henry (Set designer)
Heymann, Henry (Costume designer)
Simmons, Pat (Lighting designer)
Lavrovskiĭ, Leonid Mikhaĭlovich, 1905-1967 (Librettist)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (Performer)
Petrov, Nicolas (Choreographer)

Nicolas Petrov Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Act I (ca. 42 min.). Scenes: 1, the main square of Verona -- 2, Juliet's room -- 3, guests' arrival at Capulets' ball -- 4, ballroom of Capulets' house -- 5, after the ball -- 6, the garden of Capulet. |||| Reel 2. Act II (ca. 29 min.). Scenes: 1, a square in Verona -- 2, Friar Lorenzo's cell -- 3, a square in Verona, carnival -- Act III (ca. 31 min.). Scenes: 1, Juliet's bedchamber -- 2, Friar Lorenzo's cell -- 3, Juliet's bedchamber -- 4, Juliet's funeral -- 5, the Capulet tomb.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9780
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6199 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] Pittsburgh Balloet Theatre ; artistic direction by Nicolas Petrov and Frederic Franklin ; choreography by Nicolas Petrov ; music by Sergey Prokofiev.
Source note: Title, location, date and company from original cases.
Additional physical form: Close shot. For wide shot version, see: *MGZIC 9-6192.
Creation/production credits: Credits from house program for February 21-23, 1975.
Creation/production credits: Assistant to the choreographer, Kenneth Johnson ; libretto, Leonid Lavrovsky, based on the play by William Shakespeare ; decor and costumes, Henry Heymann ; lighting, Pat Simmons ; fencing sequences, Richard Fox.
Performers: Danced by Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.
Performers: (as given on February 1975 house program): Alexander Filipov (Romeo) ; Jordeen Ivanov or JoAnn McCarthy (Juliet) ; Gennadi Vostrikov (Mercutio) ; Dinko Bogdanic (Tybalt) ; Thierry Dorado (Paris) ; Frederic Franklin (Father Lorenzo) ; Gregory Glodowski (Benvolio) ; Georgia Jill Marsh (nurse) ; Nicolas Petrov (Duke of Verona) ; and others.
Venue: Videotaped in dress rehearsal onstage, with sets, at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh, Pa., in February 1975.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (101 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14511554
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ebd8930-89a0-0135-239b-131c5f4ccf81
Rights Statement
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  • 1975: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Romeo and Juliet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Romeo and Juliet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2022.

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Romeo and Juliet