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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)

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Works: 185 works in 209 publications in 1 language and 1,101 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  Study guides  History  Biography  Fiction  Graphic novels 
Classifications: PR2831.A2, 822.33
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Portraits of the American stage, 1771-1971 : an exhibition in celebration of inaugural season of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) ( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free to dance ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of African American dance, with emphasis on the role that African American choreographers and dancers have played in the development of modern dance. Part one focuses "on the early development of modern dance-and set against the background of the Harlem Renaissance, racial segregation and the Great Depression ... [examining] how African Americans overcame a 'segregated aesthetic' to become recognized as modern dance artists." Part two features Katherine Dunham, whose "priority is to create new choreography with her dancers." Part three examines the "1960s through the 1980s ..." -- Container label
What do you dance ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of African American dance; examines the early development of modern dance set against the background of the Harlem renaissance, racial segregation and the great depression. Featured dance companies include The African American Dance Ensemble, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Forces of Nature Dance Theater, Garth Fagan Dance and Urban Bush Women
Great performances free to dance ( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Free to Dance" is a three-part documentary, presented by PBS, on the role that African-American choreographers and dancers have played in the development of modern dance as an American form of art. This web site includes a timeline of events, historic and thematic essays, lesson plans, and biographies of African Americans important to dance
Black theatre directory ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The skin of our teeth ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Thornton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth"
America Dancing : the revolution goes worldwide ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Book )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Martin Feinstein, executive director of performing arts, Julius Rudel, music director and S. Hurok present, by arrangement with The Wuerttemberg State Theatre, general administrator Hans Peter Doll, administrative director Georg Zoller, The Stuttgart Ballet, director John Cranko, assistant director, Anne Wooliams, conductors Stewart Kershaw, Friedrich Lehn, Jacques Beaudry. "Romeo and Juliet," ballet in three acts (after Shakespeare), world premiere: January 11, 1940; first performance Stuttgart Ballet: December 2, 1962, music by Serge Prokofiev, choreography by John Cranko, scenery and costumes by Jürgen Rose, lighting by Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr., conductor: Jaques Beaudry
A dancer's journal learning to perform the dances of Martha Graham by Jordy Kandinsky ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moon for the misbegotten ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Eisenhower Theatre, The Kennedy Center presents Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst in Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten," with Ed Flanders, scenery and lighting by Ben Edwards, costumes by Jane Greenwood, directed by Jose Quintero, produced for Kennedy Center Productions, Inc. by Elliot Martin and Lester Osterman Productions
You're a good man, Charlie Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Eisenhower Theater, Marvin Theatre, George Washington University, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Alliance for Arts Education and The Smithsonian Institution present the American College Theatre Festival VII, produced by the American Theatre Association, sponsored by Amoco Oil Company with the cooperation of The Alliance for Arts Education. The University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland Theatre Department presents "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," based on the comic strip "Peanuts," by Charles M. Schultz [i.e. Charles M. Schulz], book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, originally produced in New York by Arthur Whitelaw and Gene Persson, originally directed in New York by Joseph Hardy, director Craig Montgomery, set designer William T. Brown, costume designer Robert M. Arnold, lighting designer Judy Holland, accompanist Glenette Rohner
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Kennedy Center and Xerox Corporation present the American Bicentenial Theatre production, Jason Robards, Zoe Caldwell, Michael Moriarty, Walter McGinn in "Long Day's Journey Into Night," by Eugene O'Neill, with Linday Crouse, directed by Jason Robards, scenery by Ben Edwards, costumes by Jane Greenwood, lighting by Ken Billington, produced for the Kennedy Center by Roger L. Stevens and Richmond Crinkley
An evening of scenes ( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Roger L. Stevens, chairman, and The Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley, II, secretary, present The American College Theatre Festival, produced by the American Theatre Association, Jed H. Davis, president and The American National Theatre and Academy, Donald Seawell, chairman, sponsored by American Airlines, George Spater, president and American Oil Company, B.J. Yarrington, president, Eisenhower Theater, April 17 through 29. "An Evening of Scenes," presented by the Irene Ryan regional scholarship winners
Pippin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Stuart Ostrow production of "Pippin," a musical comedy by Roger O. Hirson, music & lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, starring Eric Berry, Jill Clayburgh, Leland Palmer, Irene Ryan, Ben Vereen, and John Rubinstein, with Patrick Hines, Shane Nickerson, scenery designed by Tony Walton, costumes by Patricia Zipprodt, lighting designed by Jules Fisher, musical direction by Stanley Lebowsky, orchestrations by Ralph Burns, dance arrangements by John Berkman, sound designed by Abe Jacob, hair styles by Ernest Adler, directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse
A little night music ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Opera House, The Kennedy Center presents the Harold Prince production in association with Ruth Mitchell, Jean Simmons, Margaret Hamilton in "A Little Night Music," a new musical with Ed Vanco, Virginia Pulos, Andra Akers, Stephen Lehew, Marti Morris, Mary Ann Chinn, Jonathan Banks, Elliott Savage, Marina MacNeal, Kris Karlowski, Karen Zenker, Joe McGrath and George Lee Andrews, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler, suggested by a film by Ingmar Bergman, choreography by Patricia Birch, scenic produciton designed by Boris Aronson, costumes designed by Florence Klotz, lighting designed by Tharon Musser, musical direction by Richard Parrinello, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, production directed by Harold Prince
The student prince ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera House, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Moe Septee, in association with Jack L. Wolgin and Victor H. Potamkin presents the Lehman Engel production of "The Student Prince," music by Sigmund Romberg, book & lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly, with Harry Danner and Richard Torigi, Bonnie Hamilton, Robert Symonds, Sandra Thornton, William Covington, Fran Stevens, Ed Dixon, Don Estes, Brad Tyrrell, Patti Allison, Warren Galjour, John Mintun, Theodore Tenley and George Rose as Lutz, scenery & lighting by Clarke Dunham, costumes supervised by Winn Morton, musical direction by John Lesko, choreographed by David Nillo, directed by George Schaefer
Sugar ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opera House, Kennedy Center, David Merrick presents Robert Morse, Tony Roberts, Cyril Ritchard in "Sugar," a new musical comedy, book by Peter Stone, based on the screenplay "Some Like It Hot," by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill, Elaine Joyce as Sugar with Sheila Smith, Ted Beniades, Connie Day, Bert Michaels, Alan Kass, Johnny Desmond, settings and lighting by Jo Mielziner, costumes designed by Alvin Colt, musical direction and vocal arrangements by Elliot Lawrence, orchestrations by Philip J. Lang, dance music arranged by John Berkman, associate choreographer Bert Michaels, hair styles by Joe Tubens, makeup by Joe Cranzano, directed and choreographed by Gower Champion
Lost in the stars by Maxwell Anderson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Brock Peters in "Lost in the Stars," the memorable musical (based on Alan Paton's novel "Cry, the Beloved Country"), words by Maxwell Anderson, music by Kurt Weill, with Jack Gwillim, Gilbert Price, Leonard Jackson, Rosetta Le Noire, Margaret Cowie, Staats Cotsworth, Marki Bey, Damon Evans, and Rod Perry, settings by Oliver Smith, costumes by Patricia Quinn Stuart, lighting by Paul Sullivan, musical direction by Lehman Engel, choreographed staging by Louis Johnson, musical arrangements and orchestrations by Mr. Weill, Julius Rudel, music director, associate conductor Karen Gustafson, produced for the Kennedy Center by Roger L. Stevens and Diana Shumlin, directed by Gene Frankel
Mack & Mabel ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kennedy Center presents the David Merrick production, Robert Preston, Bernadette Peters in "Mack & Mabel," the musical romance of Mack Sennett's funny and fabulous Hollywood, book by Michaal Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, also starring Lisa Kirk, with Jerry Dodge, Christopher Murney, Tom Batten, Bert Michaels, Nancy Evers, Robert Fitch, Stanley Simonds and James Mitchell, in association with Edwin H. Morris, scenic design Robin Wagner, costume design Patricia Zipprodt, lighting design Tharon Musser, musical director and vocal arangements Donald Pippin, orchestrations Philip J. Lang, incidental and dance music John Morris, associate choreographer Buddy Schwab, production supervisor Lucia VIctor, associate producer Jack Schlissell, based on an idea by Leonard Spigelgass, directed and choreographed by Gower Champion
Peer Gynt ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Roger L. Stevens, chairman, and The Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley, II, secretary, present The American Educational Theatre Association, Burnet Hobgood, president and The American National Theater and Academy, Donald Seawell, chairman production of The American College Theatre Festival, sponsored by American Airlines, George Spater, president. Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana, Hanover College Theatre presents "Peer Gynt," by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Rolf Fjelde, adapted, directed and designed by Tom G. Evans, costume design by Jenny Parker, lighting by Joel McCarty, properties by Betty Howe, sound by Steve Ellis, makeup by Kris Harper, technical direction by Dan Keyser, music composed by Howard Blanning
 
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Alternative Names
Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.)
National Cultural Center (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
United States. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington (D.C.). John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
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