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Michael Kidd (born Milton Greenwald 12 August 1919) is an Jewish-American film and stage choreographer. His best-known work is likely Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, for which Kidd designed a series of energetic dances depicting ordinary frontier activities, most famously a barn raising. August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A Jewish American (also commonly American Jew) is an American (a citizen of the United States) of Jewish descent or religion who maintains a connection to the Jewish community, either through actively practicing Judaism or through cultural and historical affiliation. ... Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is a musical film released in 1954. ... The term barn raising describes the construction of barns since the 18th and 19th centuries in rural North America (U.S. and Canada). ...


Michael Kidd was both director and choreographer for the musical comedy film "Merry Andrew". Merry Andrew is a musical comedy movie starring Danny Kaye (as Andrew Larabee) and Pier Angeli (as Selena Gallini). Tommy Rall also appeared in the film (as Ugo Gallini, the most protective of Salenas five brothers). ...


Work on Broadway

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Generally a director is a person or one of a body of persons appointed to manage the affairs of a government agency, company, corporation, group or project. ... A contemporary dancer rehearsing in a dance studio Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ... The Waltz of the Snowflakes from Tchaikovskys The Nutcracker Ballet is the name given to a specific dance form and technique. ... Morton Gould (December 10, 1913 – February 21, 1996) was a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918–July 29, 1998) was an American choreographer whose work has included everything from classical ballet to contemporary musical theater. ... A contemporary dancer rehearsing in a dance studio Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ... The Waltz of the Snowflakes from Tchaikovskys The Nutcracker Ballet is the name given to a specific dance form and technique. ... Bernstein with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, at the 1974 Charles Ives Centenary Concert in Danbury, Connecticut. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918–July 29, 1998) was an American choreographer whose work has included everything from classical ballet to contemporary musical theater. ... A contemporary dancer rehearsing in a dance studio Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ... Petula Clark in the 1968 Warner Brothers film version Finians Rainbow, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg, opened on Broadway in 1947, with Ella Logan and David Wayne in the lead roles. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... 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Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater. ... Lil Abner is a musical theatre production based on the comic strip Lil Abner by Al Capp. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... A theatrical producer is a type of producer who oversees the staging of theatre productions. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater. ... James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich Destry Rides Again is a 1939 western film directed by George Marshall, starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy, Allen Jenkins, Irene Hervey and Una Merkel. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... 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Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... A theatrical producer is a type of producer who oversees the staging of theatre productions. ... Subways Are for Sleeping was a Broadway musical produced by David Merrick with book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Tony can mean any of the following: Tony Award a nickname for the male names Antoine, Antony, Antonio, and Anthony. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Tony can mean any of the following: Tony Award a nickname for the male names Antoine, Antony, Antonio, and Anthony. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... The Rothschilds was a Broadway musical that was nominated for a Tony Award in 1971. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater. ... Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac (March 6, 1619 – July 28, 1655) was a French dramatist born in Paris, who is now best remembered for the many works of fiction which have been woven around his life story. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... The Music Man is a musical play written by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, which premiered on Broadway in 1957 famously starring Robert Preston as Professor Harold Hill (in his musical debut) and revived in 1976 with Ian Richardson. ... A revival is a restaging of a former hit play at a later date. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... 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Andros On Ballet (567 words)
Brooklyn-born choreographer Michael Kidd was presented an Honorary Award, by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the 69th Academy Award Show in 1996.
Kidd was an engineering student for three years at City College in New York, but became interested in dance and theater through his older brother Phil Greenwald, who was the legendary talent booker for the equally legendary Concord Hotel in New York's Catskill Mountains.
Michael Kidd's influence continues to be felt on stage, in film, and in television.
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