Riverdance / Les Miserables: Live from NYC

Riverdance / Les Miserables: Live from NYC

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Columbia/Tristar presents this two-pack set, Riverdance & Miserables: Live NYC. Riverdance, the acclaimed Irish music and dance spectacular, comes to the Big Apple in this live video recorded at New York City's Radio City Music Hall. The New York performance features several new pieces never before available on video, including "American Wake" andSee more details below

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Columbia/Tristar presents this two-pack set, Riverdance & Miserables: Live NYC. Riverdance, the acclaimed Irish music and dance spectacular, comes to the Big Apple in this live video recorded at New York City's Radio City Music Hall. The New York performance features several new pieces never before available on video, including "American Wake" and "Harbour of the New World." This production stars Jeanne Butler, Colin Dunne, and Maria Pages, along with a cast of 70 dancers and musicians. Recorded live at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1995, the tenth anniversary performance of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil's Les Miserables in Concert: The Dream Cast features a one-night-only "dream cast" of Les Mis veterans. Colm Wilkinson reprises his original role as Jean Valjean, the hero imprisoned 17 years for stealing a loaf of bread; Philip Quast is his relentless pursuer Javert. Other stars include Ruthie Henshall as Fantine, Judy Kuhn as Cosette, Michael Maguire as Enjolras, Alun Armstrong as Thenardier, and the inimitable Michael Ball returning to the role of Marius.

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Riverdance, the acclaimed Irish music and dance spectacular, comes to the Big Apple in this live video recorded at New York City's Radio City Music Hall. The New York performance features several new pieces never before available on video, including "American Wake" and "Harbour Of The New World." This production stars Jean Butler, Colin Dunne and Maria Pagés, along with a cast of 70 dancers and musicians.
Also included in this DVD two-pack is Les Miserables, caught live at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1995, this tenth anniversary performance of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's landmark musical features a one-night-only "dream cast" of Les Mis veterans. Colm Wilkinson reprises his original role as Jean Valjean, the hero imprisoned 17 years for stealing a loaf of bread; Philip Quast is his relentless pursuer Javert. Other stars include Ruthie Henshall as Fantine, Judy Kuhn as Cosette, Michael Maguire as Enjolras, Alun Armstrong as Thenardier, and the inimitable Michael Ball returning to the role of Marius.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/16/2001
UPC:
0043396073289
Rating:
NR
Source:
Sony Pictures
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time:
4:09:00

Special Features

"Riverdance":; Material never seen on video; "Les Miserables":; Exclusive footage never broadcast on television

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Riverdance: Act One
0. Act I
1. Introduction: Reel Around the Sun/The Heart's Cry/Women of Ireland [15:53]
2. Cadineadh Chú Chulainn [4:07]
3. Thunderstorm [2:49]
4. Firedance [6:02]
5. Slip Into Spring - The Harvest [5:19]
6. Riverdance: Cloudsong/Dance of the Riverwoman/Riverdance [6:52]
Side #2 -- Riverdance: Act Two
0. Act II
1. American Wake [8:23]
2. Harbour of the New World: Heat Their Hearts - Freedom/Trading Taps/Russian Dervish/Oscail an Doras/Heartbeat of the World/Homeco [30:18]
3. Home and the Heartland [3:04]
4. Riverdance International [18:30]
Side #3 -- Les Misérables Act I
0. Act I
1. Prologue [3:56]
2. Valjean's Soliloquy [:57]
3. At the End of the Day [:51]
4. I Dreamed a Dream [1:32]
5. Lovely Ladies [1:53]
6. Fantine's Arrest [3:18]
7. The Runaway Cart [2:24]
8. Who Am I?-The Trial [2:34]
9. Fantine's Death [4:34]
10. The Confrontation [3:00]
11. Castle on a Cloud [1:10]
12. Master of the House [2:16]
13. The Bargain- Waltz of Treachery [1:39]
14. Look Down [2:56]
15. Stars [3:46]
16. ABC Café/Red & Black [2:19]
17. Do You Hear the People Sing? [2:19]
18. Rue Plumet- In My Life [1:23]
19. A Heart Full of Love [5:40]
20. The Attack on Rue Plumet [3:12]
21. One Day More! [2:44]
Side #4 -- Les Misérables Act II
0. Act II
1. Entr'acte [:50]
2. On My Own [4:06]
3. Building the Barricade [1:40]
4. Javert's Arrival [:55]
5. Little People [:53]
6. A Little Fall of Rain [1:22]
7. First Attack [3:34]
8. Drink With Me [2:22]
9. Bring Him Home [2:56]
10. The Final Battle [2:51]
11. The Sewers [3:51]
12. Dog Eats Dog [1:56]
13. Javert's Suicide [3:01]
14. Turning [2:24]
15. Empty Chairs at Empty Tables [5:23]
16. Every Day [1:30]
17. A Heart Full of Love-Reprise [3:33]
18. The Wedding Chorale [:45]
19. Beggars at the Feast [1:34]
20. Epilogue (Finale) [:42]

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