Regina Resnik: New York Original
"Regina Resnik: New York Original" traces the remarkable 70-year career of the Bronx-born international opera star.
Regina Resnik: New York Original © Remi Arts
Regina Resnik and Wieland Wagner, Bayreuth 1953 © Remi Arts
Regina Resnik in Adriana Lecouvreur, Metropolitan Opera, 1968 © Remi Arts
The documentary "Regina Resnik: New York Original" traces the remarkable 70-year career of the Bronx-born international opera star, Tony-nominated actress, stage director, filmmaker, and Jewish cultural figure. She was known for her strong dramatic skills and impeccable musicianship onstage and for her bold personality offstage.
The program features on-screen interviews with opera stars Martina Arroyo and Teresa Stratas; Broadway legends Harold Prince and Joel Grey; Maestros Richard Bonynge, Zubin Mehta and Craig Rutenberg; and Ms. Resnik’s brother, engineer Jack H. Resnick. Ms. Arroyo introduces the film onscreen.
Renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves is the narrator.
Original title Regina Resnik: New York Original
Production year 2017
Duration 63 mins
Production Company Remi Arts
Director A film by Michael Davis and Robert Fredette
Main Actor Martina Arroyo, Teresa Stratas, Harold Prince Joel Grey, Richard Bonynge, Zubin Mehta
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