Undaunted, and with the support of the chief of the music division, in 1947, she became the first curator of what would later be renamed the Jerome Robbins
Across the ocean in 1940s America, the story caught the attention of two young Jewish wunderkinds: choreographer Jerome Robbins
and composer Leonard Bernstein, both 26, who had just scored a major success with their first ballet collaboration, Fancy Free, about the antics of three sailors on leave in New York City (it was the seed of the Broadway musical On the Town).
The show, conceptualized and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
and written by Arthur Laurents, premiered on Broadway in 1957.
The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), will open the state-of-the-art Jerome Robbins
Theater in early 2010, a newly renovated venue within the building that houses the Center's existing facility at 450 W.
Having sold out recently in Paris, Tokyo and Beijing, fifty years after the original Broadway classic, Joey McKneely, former assistant to the show's original director/choreographer Jerome Robbins
, directs and choreographs the re-staged production.
Apparently, some choreographers think they have the terp chops to throw out Jerome Robbins
' dances and begin anew.
Broadway: The Golden Years: Jerome Robbins
and the Great Choreographer-Directors 1940 to the Present
Because of an editing error in Mark Dundas Wood's review of two books about Jerome Robbins
("A Tyrant and His Whipping Boys," Oct.
"We sing the song of the coal press" - and that's just for starters; subsequent acts include the pert antics of a DDR Doris Day and smiling Free German Youth types executing Jerome Robbins
dance calisthenics around the Leipzig town square.
But so it was with Jerome Robbins
and Twyla Tharp in 1984.
hosted a groundbreaking event to celebrate the beginning of the renovation of the Jerome Robbins
Theater at the Baryslmikov Arts Center (BAC).
: His Life, His Theater, His Dance * Deborah Jowitt * Simon 7 Shcuster * $40