Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

Romeo and Juliet

View this item elsewhere:

Romeo and Juliet
Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Butler)
Purl, Martha (Dancer)
Balint, Kenneth (Dancer)
Roth, Leia (Dancer)
Gartland, Paul (Dancer)
Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Princeton Ballet (Performer)
New Jersey Network (Firm) (Associated name)

John Butler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987-04-08
Place: U.S.
Publisher: New Jersey Network
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9173
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5785 (former)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Romeo and Juliet
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 -- Romeo i Dzhulʹetta (Ballet)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: New Jersey Network ; choreography by John Butler ; music by Sergey Prokofiev.
Content: Title, location, date, and performing company from original container.
Content: Cast from review by Otis Stuart in Dance magazine, November 1987, p. 29.
Performers: Danced by the Princeton Ballet: Martha Purl (Juliet), Kenneth Balint (Romeo), Leia Roth (nurse/Lady Capulet), Paul Gartland (Friar Laurence/Lord Capulet).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at McCarter Theater, Princeton, N.J., on April 8, 1987.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (32 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Ballet based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13911990
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2de04d50-8045-0135-19ff-4114f9982b3e
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Romeo and Juliet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Romeo and Juliet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Romeo and Juliet Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url= | title= (moving image) Romeo and Juliet, (1987)|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=September 27, 2023 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Romeo and Juliet