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Barren Sceptre

Synopsis
Dance. A scene based on Macbeth’s obsession with power. A short discussion between Jose Limon and Pauline Koner explaining their interpretation precedes the dance.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1960
Duration
27 mins; 959 (16mm) feet

Credits

Director
Dwight Godwin
Music
Gunther Schuller
Choreographer
José Limón
Cast
José LimónThe Thane (Macbeth)
Pauline KonerHis Consort (Lady Macbeth)

Additional Details

Production type
Dance
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Sponsor

Name

Connecticut College School of Dance

Archive

Name

Dance Collection, Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Email
dance@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/dan/dan.html External site opens in new window
Phone
212 870 1657
Fax
212 870 1869
Address
New York Library for the Performing Arts
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 10023 7498

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