A Rose by Any Other Name: Adaptations of Shakespeare

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A program called, "A Rose by Any Other Name: Adaptations of Shakespeare" is continuing to take place. It features a look at "The plays and poems of William Shakespeare have inspired numerous works in the fields of dance, music, and theater." There's several screenings and lectures relating to ballet, including showings of the Live from Lincoln Center performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Romeo and Juliet this week.


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Another screening (announcement from nycballet.com):

SCREENING: West Side Story Suite (1995)

On October 11, 2007 the great American choreographer and co-founding choreographer of New York City Ballet would have been 89 years old. On his birthday there will be a lecture-screening of his West Side Story Suite as danced by New York City Ballet in 1995 and broadcast by "Live from Lincoln Center." The 6 pm screening at the New York Public Library for Performing Arts Research at Lincoln Center on October 11 will be introduced with commentary by Amanda Vaill, author of the critically well-received 2006 biography of Jerome Robbins. Admission is free and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. For more information call 212-642-0142. Programs are subject to change and cancellation.


Odd thing. It says this film was shown on Live from Lincoln Center, but I don't remember it. I don't see it in the archive and the nypl listings. Odd. The nypl listings do show it being filmed several times, but these are house cameras and rehearsal filmings.

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