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The nutcracker
Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Eglevsky)
Kronenfeld, Anne Byrne (Dancer)
Burke, Dermot (Dancer)
Miller, Jane (Dancer)
Serrano, Raymond (Dancer)
Eglevsky, André (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
André Eglevsky Ballet Companies (Performer)

André Eglevsky Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8113
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3287 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, Long Island, New York, in 1974.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: André Eglevsky, assisted by Jane Miller and Dermot Burke. Music: Peter Tchaikovsky.
Performers: Performed by the Eglevsky Ballet Company: Anne Byrne Hoffman (Sugarplum fairy), Dermot Burke (Sugarplum fairy's cavalier/Snow queen's cavalier), Muriel Mankuta (Clara), Raymond Serrano (grandfather), Jane Miller (Snow queen), Suzanne Nadeau and Robert Peterson (leads in Waltz of the flowers), others. Narrator not identified.
Performers: Cassette 1 (approx. 62 min.): Act I, Act II up to Sugarplum fairy's variation. Cassette 2 (approx. 9 min.): Conclusion of Act II. Sugarplum fairy's variation repeated in full.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (71 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926022447-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171999
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf385a30-86a6-0135-57c1-2d4ad0b27bb1
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The nutcracker" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The nutcracker" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 3, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). The nutcracker Retrieved from

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The nutcracker