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Season 32, Episode 14 Dance in America: 'Swan Lake' with American Ballet Theatre

First Aired: June 20, 2005

“Swan Lake with American Ballet Theatre.” Gillian Murphy (Odette/Odile) and Angel Corella (Prince Siegfried) dance in the Tchaikovsky classic. Queen Mother: Georgina Parkinson. Wolfgang: Frederic Franklin. Benno: Herman Cornejo. The evil sorcerer Von Rothbart is danced by Isaac Stappas and Marcelo Gomez. Kevin McKenzie adapted the 1895 choreography by Marius Pepita and Lev Ivanov. Caroline Kennedy hosts. Taped at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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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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