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Season 31, Episode 9 Dance in America: 'The Dream' with American Ballet Theatre

First Aired: April 21, 2004

“`The Dream' with American Ballet Theatre,” Frederick Ashton's one-act ballet based on Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” features Mendelssohn's music conducted by Ormsby Wilkins. Titania: Alessandra Ferri. Oberon: Ethan Stiefel. Puck: Herman Cornejo. Bottom: Julio Bragado-Young. Helena: Marian Butler. Hermia: Stellas Abrera. Demetrius: Ethan Brown. Lysander: Carlos Molina. Taped July 2003 at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, Calif.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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