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Romeo and Juliet
Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Cranko)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Gates, Jodie (Dancer)
Mossbrucker, Tom (Dancer)
Narbutas, Peter (Dancer)
Baudendistel, Daniel (Dancer)
Basden, Cameron (Dancer)
Gehm, Charlene (Dancer)
Corry, Carl (Dancer)
Schnell, Joseph (Dancer)
Benichou, Pascal (Dancer)
Ginden, Kathryn (Dancer)
Shoemaker, Paul (Dancer)
Dawn, Deborah (Dancer)
Bechtold, Linda (Dancer)
Sagami, Kim (Dancer)
Salgado, Lissette (Dancer)
Morgan, Edward (Dancer)
Cranko, John (Choreographer)
Anderson, Reid (Restager)
Rose, Jürgen, 1937- (Designer)
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Costume designer)
Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)
Millard, Jay (Videographer)
Joffrey Ballet (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-03-10
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 1 (approx. 52 min.): Act I. Scene 1, The marketplace. Scene 2, Juliet's garden in the Capulets' house. Scene 3, Outside the Capulets' house. Scene 4, The ballroom. Scene 5, Juliet's balcony. -- Cassette 2 (approx. 31 min.): Act II. Scene 1, The marketplace. Scene 2, Friar Laurence's cell in the forest. Scene 3, The marketplace. -- Cassette 3 (approx. 40 min.): Act III. Scene 1, The bedroom. Scene 2, Friar Laurence's cell in the forest. Scene 3, The bedroom. Scene 4, The Capulet family crypt.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2251
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2650 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive at New York State Theater, New York, on March 10, 1991 (evening), by Jay Millard, with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: John Cranko, originally staged for the Joffrey Ballet by Georgette Tsinguirides. Revival supervised by Reid Anderson. Music: Sergei Prokofiev. Scenery/costumes: Jürgen Rose. Lighting: Jennifer Tipton.
Performers: Danced by members of the Joffrey Ballet. Cast: Jerry Kokich (Lord Capulet); Charlene Gehm (Lady Capulet); Jodie Gates (Juliet); Peter Narbutas (Tybalt); Daniel Baudendistel (Paris); Cameron Basden (Juliet's nurse); Pascal Benichou (Lord Montague); Kathryn Ginden (Lady Montague); Tom Mossbrucker (Romeo); Carl Corry (Mercutio); Joseph Schnell (Benvolio); Paul Shoemaker (the Duke of Verona/Friar Laurence); Deborah Dawn (Rosaline); Linda Bechtold, Kim Sagami, Lissette Salgado (gypsies); Edward Morgan (king of the carnival); Mary Barton, Cynthia Giannini, Alexander Brady, Brent Phillips (two carnival couples); and others. Conductor: Allan Lewis.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 3 videotape reels (138 min., 12 sec.) sound, color ; 1 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916038866-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170386
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 94abf5a0-7af6-0135-7e42-31c2bfb1a2fb
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Romeo and Juliet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Romeo and Juliet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 19, 2022.

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Romeo and Juliet