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Béjart: Ballet of the Twentieth Century   

 
Minskoff Theatre, (circa. 1/1979 - Closing date unknown)
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Opening Date: Jan 1979    
Closing Date: Mar 1979 Total Performances:

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Minskoff Organization
Produced by The National Opera of Belgium and Theatre Royal de la Monnaie; Produced by arrangement with Mel Howard
"Amor Di Poeta" Music by Robert Schumann and Nino Rota; "Amor Di Poeta" based on a poem by Heinrich Heine; "Amor Di Poeta" text by Charles Baudelaire; "Petrouchka" Music by Igor Stravinsky; "Life" Music by Johann Sebastian Bach; "Teak" Music by Gerry Mulligan and Tito Puente; "Bolero" Music by Maurice Ravel; "Gaite Parisienne" Music by Jacques Offenbach; "Gaite Parisienne" Music adapted and orchestrated by Manuel Rosenthal; "Gaite Parisienne" Based on an idea by Jacqueline Cartier; "Gaite Parisienne" Musical Director: Manuel Rosenthal; "Duo" Music by Richard Wagner; "Le Spectre de la Rose" Music by Carl Von Weber
Directed by Maurice Huisman; Choreographed by Maurice Béjart
Lighting Design by Alan Burrett; U.S. Lighting Supervisor: Eugene Lowery; "Amor Di Poeta" and "Gaite Parisienne" costumes by Thierry Bosquet; "Amor Di Poeta" Sound Montage by Leo Van Horenbeack; "Amor Di Poeta" Sets by Alan Burrett; "Amor Di Poeta" Projection Design by Alan Burrett; "Petrouchka" and "Le Spectre de la Rose" Scenic Design by Joelle Roustan and Roger Bernard; "Petrouchka" and "Le Spectre de la Rose" Costume Design by Joelle Roustan; "Petrouchka" and "Le Spectre de la Rose" Costume Design by Roger Bernard; Wigs and Make-up: Jean Avondstondt et fils; "Petrouchka" masks by Werner Strub; "Teak" Sculpture by Martha Pan; "Gaite Parisienne" Sets by Thierry Bosquet; "Gaite Parisienne" Sculptures by Jacqueline Legros, Yves Bosquet, Christian Goffin and André Lebacq; Coiffures by Marguerite Goulin
General Manager: Jerry Livengood; Administrator of Ballet of the 20th Century: Anne Lotsy
Technical Director: Alan Burrett; Stage Manager: Francky Arras and Patrice Malguy; Production Manager: Eugene Lowery
Stravinsky music used by arrangement with Boosey and Hawkes; "Bolero" music used by arrangement with Theordore Presser Co.; Pianist: Cliare Paulet and Peter Kubik; "Life" Percussion by Tom Crocker; "Gaite Parisienne" music recorded by the orchestra of the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie
Artistic Director of the Ballet of the 20th Century: Maurice Béjart; Assistant Artistic Dir: Louba Dobrievich and Pierre Doubrievich; Assistant to Maurice Bejart: Patrice Malguy; Chief Dance Teahcer: Jose Pares; Ballet Master: Azari Plissetski; General Press Representative: Robert W. Larkin and Susan Bloch; Press Assistant: Adrian Bryan-Brown; Sculpture by Martha Pan; Classical Dance Instruction: Azari Plissetski, Jose Pares and Jacques Sausin; Administrative Assistant: John Capp; Photographer: Alain Béjart, Claire Falcy and Robert Kayaert
Cast
Angèle AlbrechtThe Wife
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Ballerina
"Gaite Parisienne"
Alternate
Aida AmirkhanianRhythm
"Bolero"
Alternate
Axelle ArnoutsGirl in Black
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Empress Eugenie
"Gaite Parisienne"
Alternate
Lady in Waiting
"Gaite Parisienne"
A Flower
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Francky ArrasAngel (on Motorcycle)
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Hussar
"Gaite Parisienne"
Jean Babilée"Life" performer
Anouchka BabkineYoung Girl
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Empress Eugenie
"Gaite Parisienne"
Lady in Waiting
"Gaite Parisienne"
Alternate
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Jeau-Paul BalmerA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Subscriber
"Gaite Parisienne"
Sophie BauleGirl in Black
"Amor Di Poeta"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
John BeanFootball Player
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Magician
"Petrouchka"
Maurice BéjartVoice
"Amor Di Poeta"
Marilyn BerlangerA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Person of Paris
"Gaite Parisienne"
Dariusz BlajerFootball Player
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
My Father, this hero
"Gaite Parisienne"
Alternate
A Hussar
"Gaite Parisienne"
A Lover
"Gaite Parisienne"
Jean-Michael BouvronClowns
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Four Young Men
"Petrouchka"
Napoleon III
"Gaite Parisienne"
Serge CampardonThe Snake
"Amor Di Poeta"
Alternate
Angel (on Motorcycle)
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Three Reflections
"Petrouchka"
Alternate
A Hussar
"Gaite Parisienne"
Kim CassimanGirl in Black
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Four Young Girls
"Petrouchka"
A Flower
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Tom CrockerAngel (on Motorcycle)
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Three Reflections
"Petrouchka"
Alternate
A Subscriber
"Gaite Parisienne"
Katalin CsarnoyMuse
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Young Girl
"Amor Di Poeta"
Alternate
A Young Girl
"Petrouchka"
Alternate
Young Girl in White
"Gaite Parisienne"
Alternate
A Lover
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Alternate
Bertrand D'AtA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
Christian DedeenePegasus
"Amor Di Poeta"
Soussan DeihimLady in Waiting
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Catherine DethyGirl in Black
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Four Young Girls
"Petrouchka"
"Life" performer
Lady in Waiting
"Gaite Parisienne"
A Flower
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Martine DetournayMuse
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Four Young Girls
"Petrouchka"
A Lover
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Jorgé DonnHeros
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Young Man
"Petrouchka"
"Teak" performer
The Melody
"Bolero"
"Duo" dancer
Judith EgerYoung Girl
"Amor Di Poeta"
Person of Paris
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Jean-Yves EsquerreAngel (on Motorcycle)
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
Person of Paris
"Gaite Parisienne"
Maria FernandezGirl in Black
"Amor Di Poeta"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Michel GascardThe Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Four Young Men
"Petrouchka"
A Pal
"Gaite Parisienne"
Dominique GenevoisGirl in Black
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Four Young Girls
"Petrouchka"
Marianne
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Cécile GrignardYoung Girl
"Amor Di Poeta"
Judith Jamison"Le Spectre de la Rose" dancer
Daniel KeithA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Subscriber
"Gaite Parisienne"
Kyra KharkevitchYoung Girl
"Amor Di Poeta"
Lady in Waiting
"Gaite Parisienne"
A Flower
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
John KingAngel (on Motorcycle)
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Hussar
"Gaite Parisienne"
Yann Le GacThe Angel (Motorcyclist)
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Three Reflections
"Petrouchka"
A Pal
"Gaite Parisienne"
Véronique LefèbvreYoung Girl
"Amor Di Poeta"
Lady in Waiting
"Gaite Parisienne"
A Flower
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Jean-Marie LimonDionysius
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Friend
"Petrouchka"
Alternate
One of Four Young Men
"Petrouchka"
A Pal
"Gaite Parisienne"
Phillipe LizonThe Snake
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Three Reflections
"Petrouchka"
Alternate
A Pal
"Gaite Parisienne"
Daniel LommelLady in White
"Amor Di Poeta"
Alternate
A Lover
"Gaite Parisienne"
Christiane MarchantRhythm
"Bolero"
Ivan MarkoThe Friend
"Petrouchka"
Alternate
"Teak" performer
Louis II de Baviere
"Gaite Parisienne"
Alain MassonA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
Person of Paris
"Gaite Parisienne"
Shonach MirkMuse
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Lover
"Gaite Parisienne"
Alternate
Rhythm
"Bolero"
"Duo" dancer
Michèle MottetGirl in Black
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Young Girl
"Petrouchka"
Alternate
Person of Paris
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Piotr NardelliYoung Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Three Reflections
"Petrouchka"
A Subscriber
"Gaite Parisienne"
Jan NuytsMan in Black
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Pal
"Gaite Parisienne"
Francois PassardA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
Maryse PatrisTerpsichore
"Gaite Parisienne"
The Street Singer
"Gaite Parisienne"
Olivier PerrigueyYoung Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Three Reflections
"Petrouchka"
Michael PhillipsA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Countess de Segur nee Rostopchine
"Gaite Parisienne"
Bertrand PieThe Cat
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Friend
"Petrouchka"
A Pal
"Gaite Parisienne"
Jackie PlaneixA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Person of Paris
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rita PoelvoordeThe Young Girl
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Young Girl
"Petrouchka"
Young Girl in White
"Gaite Parisienne"
Catherine SarrelangueA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Robert SecondiClowns
"Amor Di Poeta"
Person of Paris
"Gaite Parisienne"
Dominique SournacA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Hussar
"Gaite Parisienne"
Mathé SouverbieMadame
"Gaite Parisienne"
Agnès ThoreYoung Girl
"Amor Di Poeta"
Lady in Waiting
"Gaite Parisienne"
A Flower
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Patrice TouronZarathoustra
"Amor Di Poeta"
A Young Man
"Petrouchka"
Alternate
A Lover
"Gaite Parisienne"
"Le Spectre de la Rose" dancer
Patrick TridonAngel (on Motorcycle)
"Amor Di Poeta"
Young Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
Napoleon III
"Gaite Parisienne"
Alternate
A Hussar
"Gaite Parisienne"
Victor UllateBim
"Gaite Parisienne"
Micha Van Hoecke"Offenbach"
"Gaite Parisienne"
Catherine VerneuilGeorge Sand
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Ballerina
"Gaite Parisienne"
Rhythm
"Bolero"
Jean VinclairA Pulcinella
"Amor Di Poeta"
Person of Paris
"Gaite Parisienne"
Gérard WilkFootball Player
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Eagle
"Amor Di Poeta"
The Cavalier
"Gaite Parisienne"
Vincent WineglassYoung Man
"Amor Di Poeta"
Andrezj ZiemskiLady in White
"Amor Di Poeta"
One of Four Young Men
"Petrouchka"
My Father, this hero
"Gaite Parisienne"