"Nureyev and Friends" - Uris Theatre (1974)
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"Nureyev & Friends" was a production of four ballets starring Rudolf Nureyev and was the last show to be produced by the great Sol Hurok who died before the show opened. It consisted of "Apollo" by Igor Stravinsky and George Balanchine, the Pas de deux from "Flower Festival in Genzano" by E. Halsted and August Bournonville, "Aureole" by George Frederic Handel and Paul Taylor and "The Moor's Pavane" by Henry Purcell and José Limón.

"Apollo"

Cast

Name Role
Rudolf Nureyev Apollo
Merle Park Terpsichore
Lynda Yourth Plyhymnia
Lisa Bradley Calliope
Mimi Paul Leto
Lauren Hauser Handmaiden
Lisa Hess Handmaiden

Staff

Name Position
Igor Stravinksy Music
George Balanchine Choreography
John Taras Staged

"Flower Festival in Genzano"

Cast

Name Role
Merle Park Rosa
Rudolf Nureyev Paolo

Staff

Name Position
Edvard Halsted Music
August Bournonville Choreoraphy
Erik Bruhn Dance Arranged

"Aureole"

Cast

Name Role
Eileen Cropley 1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Movements
Carolyn Adams 1st, 3rd & 5th Movements
Nicholas Gunn 1st, 3rd & 5th Movements
Ruby Shang 1st, 3rd & 5th Movements
Rudolf Nureyev 2nd, 4th & 5th Movements

Staff

Name Position
George Frederic Handel Music
Paul Taylor Choreography
George Tacit Costumes
Thomas Skelton Lighting

"The Moor's Pavane"

Cast

Name Role
Rudolf Nureyev The Moor
Louis Falco His Friend
Merle Park His Friend's Wife
Lisa Bradley The Moor's Wife

Staff

Name Position
Henry Purcell Music
Simon Sadoff Music Arrangment
José Limón Choreography
Pauline Lawrence Costumes
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