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San Francisco Ballet’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Nominated for Esteemed ‘Rose d’Or’ Arts Documentary & Performing Art Award

(Enjoy the slideshow above) If you have seen San Francisco Ballet’s production of John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid, either live or ‘filmed live in HD for PBS and DVD release’, it will not come as a surprise to hear that it has been nominated for … Continue reading

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Complete Cast, Bios, Synopsis, and Reviews of San Francisco Ballet’s Production of Neumeier’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ on DVD, Blu-Ray and PBS’ ‘Great Performances Presents’

~~~Mermaid Musings~~~  First things first, since this may be the only place you can find it online: the complete ballet libretto (the ‘story’ part of a ‘story’ ballet or opera for you newbies) for John Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid ballet, … Continue reading

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PBS’ Great Performances Presents: ‘The Little Mermaid’ from San Francisco Ballet Tonight at 9pm PST and EST

   Like many of you who saw this ballet live (including some who joined me in attending both evenings of filming in early May this past San Francisco Ballet season), tonight is a night we San Francisco Balletomanes have been  eagerly anticipating:   Tonight, … Continue reading

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The Royal Ballet’s Giselle Simulcast With Marianela Nunez

Marianela Nuñez Carries Royal Ballet’s Giselle Simulcast Film (or: ‘No Wings on Wilis!’)  This is not a review-just some quick random observations, while adhering to ‘Odette’s Golden Rule’ (“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say it here”). About that … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s ‘The Little Mermaid': New Photos from 2010!

    SFB’s famous Opening Night 2010 cast for Neumeier’s The Little Mermaid (Yuan Yuan Tan as ‘Mermaid’, Tiit Helimets as ‘Prince’, Hamburg Ballet’s Lloyd Riggins as ‘Poet’, Sarah Van Patten as ‘Princess’, and Davit Karapetyan as ‘Sea Witch’) has given … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Casting Update (Really): Sunday, 5/1/11, has Casting Changes, and Wednesday, 5/4/11, Cast is Announced

San Francisco Ballet has now updated their ‘Casting’ page for The Little Mermaid': There are CHANGES for Sunday 5/1/11 (Lorena is OFF and Sarah is ON), as well as the updated 5/4/11 Casting news. Sunday May 1, 2011 2 pm (Casting … Continue reading

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San Francisco Ballet: ‘The Little Mermaid’ Casting for 5/4/11

  (Enjoy the slideshow above.)     (*Note*: This post was written prior to recent Casting changes. Always go to San Francisco Ballet’s web site here for current Casting.) Right about now, hard core SFBalletomanes are repeatedly checking the Casting page … Continue reading

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