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Title
Interview with Baayork Lee
Additional title: Baayork Lee in conversation with Robert Viagas
Names
League of Professional Theatre Women (Contributor)
Character Generators/Video (Contributor)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Billy Rose Theatre Division., Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. (Producer)
Lee, Baayork (Interviewee)
Viagas, Robert (Interviewer)
Rothe, Lisa (Speaker)
Davis, Jacqueline Z.(Jacqueline Zurat), 1946- (Speaker)
Villar-Hauser, Ludovica (Speaker)
Collection

Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Public Program Videos

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 2018
Place: New York
Library locations
Theatre on Film and Tape Archive
Shelf locator: NCOW 421
Topics
Lee, Baayork
Lee, Baayork -- Friends and associates
Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987 -- Friends and associates
Walsh, Thommie -- Friends and associates
Hamlisch, Marvin. Chorus line
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. King and I
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Flower drum song
Chorus line (Motion picture)
Dancers
Choreographers
Asian American actresses
Child actors -- United States
Women in the theater
Musical theater -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [Presented by] The League of Professional Theatre Women ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Patrick Hoffman, director.
Performers: Introductory remarks: Lisa Rothe, Jacqueline Z. Davis, and Ludovica Villar-Hauser.
Performers: Interviewed by Robert Viagas.
Venue: Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive in the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y., Feb. 12. 2018.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videodiscs (DVD) (59 min.) :sound, color ;4 3/4 in.
Description
Dancer and choreographer Baayork Lee discusses her career with author Robert Viagas, beginning with her childhood experiences in the original Broadway productions of Flower drum song and The King and I. She also talks about her formative relationship with director/choreographer Michael Bennett, her experiences in the original production of A chorus line, her work as Bennett's successor in subsequent productions of the show, her other projects, and colleagues such as Thommie Walsh.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1043904469
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21604540
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c53c7d30-ecbb-0139-c205-0242ac110004
Rights Statement
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  • 2018: Issued
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Baayork Lee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2018. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e1ec7ed-l0ad-edde-c0de-d9b1e55ed004

Chicago/Turabian Format

Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Baayork Lee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e1ec7ed-l0ad-edde-c0de-d9b1e55ed004

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Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library. (2018). Interview with Baayork Lee Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e1ec7ed-l0ad-edde-c0de-d9b1e55ed004

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Interview with Baayork Lee