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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
A section from John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet performed by the Stuttgart Ballet with Marcia Haydee and Richard Cragun in the title roles. Stewart Kershaw conducts. The section begins at the Balcony Scene and continues without interval to the end of the ballet.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
31 Dec 1974
Duration
104 mins

Credits

Director
John Cranko
Music
Sergei Prokofiev
Production Design
Jürgen Rose
Costume
Jürgen Rose
Cast
Richard CragunRomeo
Marcia HaydeeJuliet
Egon MadsenMercutio
Ulf EsserFriar Laurence
Hella HeimNurse
Alex UrsuliakMontague
Carl MorrowBenvolio
Gudrun KrantzRosalind
Jan StriplingTybalt
Jürgen HeissEscalus, Prince of Verona
Ludmila BogartLady Montague
Marcus LesinsCapulet
Reid AndersonParis
Ruth PapendickLady Capulet

Additional Details

Theatre company
Stuttgart Ballet
Production type
Dance
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The complete ballet is 108 minutes; the incomplete production held by the BBC is 68 minutes.

Production Company

Name

ZDF

Notes
See: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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