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Romeo & Juliet, On Motifs of Shakespeare

Synopsis
Video recording of the dance performed by the Mark Morris Dance Group. Noah Vinson and Maile Okamura dance the title roles. The Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Stefan Asbury.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
26 Sep 2008
Duration
147 mins

Credits

Director
Niels Melo
Music
Sergei Prokofiev
Production Design
Allen Moyer
Costume
Martin Pakledinaz
Choreographer
Mark Morris
Cast
Noah VinsonRomeo
Maile OkamuraJuliet
Amber DarraghMercutio
John HeginbothamFriar Laurence
Lauren GrantNurse
Bradon McDonaldParis
Dallas McMurrayBenvolio
Guillermo RestoMontague
Joe BowieEscalus, Prince of Verona
Julie WordenTybalt
Megan WilliamsLady Capulet
Shawn GannonCapulet
Teri WekslerLady Montague

Additional Details

Theatre
Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA
Theatre company
Mark Morris Dance Company
Production type
Dance
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The dance premiered on July 4, 2008, at the Fisher Centre for the Performing Arts in Annandale on Hudson, New York.
Reviews
Morgan, Jack ‘Romeo and Juliet Transcend Vanity’ on www.playshakespeare.com (accessed 4/2009).

Production Company

Name

Telepros

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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