Prodigal son [Close shot]Additional title: Prodigal son (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)La Fosse, Robert (Dancer)Alexopoulos, Helene (Dancer)Otto, William, 1958- (Dancer)Byars, Michael (Dancer)Williams, Todd R. (Dancer)Ringer, Jenifer (Dancer)Walter, Melissa (Dancer)Fiorato, Hugo (Conductor)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 (Composer)Rouault, Georges, 1871-1958 (Designer)Kochno, Boris (Librettist)Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)Millard, Jay (Videographer)New York City Ballet (Performer)George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
George Balanchine Celebration
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1993-05-05
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4255B
TopicsBalanchine, GeorgeNew York City BalletBalanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)BalletBiblical characters in dance
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music, Sergei Prokofiev.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Libretto, Boris Kochno ; decor, Georges Rouault ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley.Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Robert La Fosse (the prodigal son), Helene Alexopoulos (the siren), William Otto (father), Michael Byars and Todd Williams (servants to the prodigal son), Jenifer Ringer and Melissa Walter (the sisters), and Charles Anderson, Sant'gria Bello, James Fayette, Arch Higgins, Robert Lyon, Andrew Robertson, Sean Savoye, Gordon Stevens, and Jian Wang (drinking companions).Performers: Conductor: Hugo Fiorato.Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on May 5, 1993, during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4255A.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic SP) (40 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionBallet based on the Biblical story of the prodigal son.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175865Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb6fcb90-f871-0130-bc9a-3c075448cc4b
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