pnb’s swan lake: havin’ a little fun

Here’s what’s been distracting me from writing my Swan Lake review.

Newfie Lake

(The full version of this PNB video)

Otto Neubert’s First Swan Lake
Check out the guitar!

In the full version of this PNB video, it is suggested that PNB ask Christopher Walken to play Rothbart…which means we can never look at this scene in quite the same way:


Swans Take Center Table…and Sideboard

PNB’s press room tables on opening night. Did I mention that instead of serving cheese and crackers, they had someone in the press room carving turkey?

Go Ahead: Crack Things Up a Bit
It turns out a little fun helps them (me? us?) do better work. I’ll let you know how that works out with my review. In the meantime, check out how charming Mara Vinson and Seth Orza are here.

(The full PNB interview, with Francia Russell and Kent Stowell)

If you need a little more…here’s Barbra in Funny Girl…not as funny as I remember, but it’ll buy you six minutes of procrastination.

And Nureyev, in Muppetland