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The nutcracker: [excerpts]
Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Baryshnikov)
Kirkland, Gelsey (Dancer)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Dancer)
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Choreographer)
Minz, Alexander (Dancer)
Aronson, Boris, 1900-1980 (Set designer)
Thompson, Frank L., 1920-1977 (Costume designer)
Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)
Wayne, Lucia R (Videographer)
Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822 (Bibliographic antecedent)
American Ballet Theatre (Dancer)

Lucia R. Wayne Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977
Place: New York, NY
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6056
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2505 (former)
Video recordings
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Performers: Danced by American Ballet Theatre: Gelsey Kirkland (Clara), Mikhail Baryshnikov (Nutcracker-Prince), Alexander Minz (Drosselmeyer), others.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, in Sept. 1977
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (43 min.) : silent, color ; 1/2 in.
Excerpts from both acts, focusing on Gelsey Kirkland and Mikhail Baryshnikov. The prince's Act II variation is recorded twice.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14451191
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0ae9f5e0-a392-0134-5943-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1977: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The nutcracker" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The nutcracker" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 22, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). The nutcracker Retrieved from

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The nutcracker