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Rome & Jewels

Author: Rennie HarrisDarrin RossRoma FlowersArville JonesWilliam ShakespeareAll authors
Publisher: 1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Preview of an evening-length work described in a program note as "an amalgam of Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story with the aesthetic of contemporary hip hop culture." In this adaptation, the character Jewels [Juliet] does not appear as a physical presence. Projected premiere: Philadelphia, June 2000.
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Genre/Form: Dance
Video
Named Person: Rodney Mason; Sabela Grimes; Clyde Evans; Anthony McCullough; Aleksa Chmiel; Princess Mhoon; Ron Wood; Brandon Albright; Julie Urich; James Colter; Forrest Webb; Laura Faure
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rennie Harris; Darrin Ross; Roma Flowers; Arville Jones; William Shakespeare; Bates Dance Festival.; Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)
OCLC Number: 44521690
Notes: Title from accompanying house program.
Title on original container: Rennie Harris PureMovement.
Credits: DJ cuts, Anwar the Star ; text, William Shakespeare, Sabela Grimes, Rodney Mason, Arville "Ozzie" Jones, Rennie Harris, Quadiy'R ; dramaturg and additional blocking, Arville "Ozzie" Jones ; lighting, Roma Flowers.
Cast: The Montegues (a.k.a. "Monster Q's"): Rodney Mason (Rome), Sabela Delvin Grimes (Ben V.), Clyde Evans Jr. (Mercutio), with Anthony "Alphy" McCullough, Aleksa Chmiel, Princess Mhoon (family) ; The Capulets (a.k.a. "Caps"): Ron Wood (Tibault), Brandon Albright (Iz-Action), Julie Urich (Lady Jules1), with James Colter, Raphael Williams [Raphael Xavier in brief biography], Forrest Webb (family).
Performer(s): Performed by Rennie Harris PureMovement.
Violinist, Alexandra Cutler-Fetkewice.
Introduced by Laura Faure.
Event notes: Videotaped in performance at the Schaeffer Theater, Bates College, Lewiston, Me., as part of the Bates Dance Festival, on August 6, 1999.
Description: 1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Other Titles: Rennie Harris PureMovement
Responsibility: [presented by] Rennie Harris PureMovement ; choreography and direction by Rennie Harris ; musical production mixed, edited, written and arranged by Darrin Ross.

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Preview of an evening-length work described in a program note as "an amalgam of Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story with the aesthetic of contemporary hip hop culture." In this adaptation, the character Jewels [Juliet] does not appear as a physical presence. Projected premiere: Philadelphia, June 2000.

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