Choreography by Lar Lubovitch
Music by Marvin Laird (Fantasie on Themes by Richard Rodgers)
Costumes by Ann Whitley
Lighting by Brian MacDevitt
Rehearsal Director: Griff Braun
A tribute to the music of Richard Rodgers on the occasion of his Centennial
A ballet for six dancers, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Richard
smile with my heart was given
its World Premiere by American Ballet Theatre at City Center, New York
on October 23, 2002.
smile with my heart was
created as a collaboration between American Ballet Theatre and the Lar
Lubovitch Dance Company. The dancers were Sandra Brown, Erica Cornejo,
Elizabeth Gaither, Marcelo Gomes, Angel Corella and Ethan Stiefel.
smile with my heart, Fantasie on Themes
by Richard Rodgers, is an original composition by Marvin Laird for three
cellos, a piano and oboe. The musicians will perform on stage with the
smile with my heart incorporates the 2001 seasons
ABT premiere of , My Funny Valentinea duet created for the Lar
Lubovitch Dance Company.
smile with my heart (lyric by Lorenz Hart from
My Funny Valentine) has been created for American Ballet Theatre
in collaboration with the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, which deeply
appreciates the generous support of the Rodgers Family Foundation, the
Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust and the Irene Diamond Fund.