Beginning of the End, 2011-01-08

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Title
Beginning of the End, 2011-01-08
Additional title: David Gordon archive
Additional title: Beginning of the end of the... (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Names
Gordon, David, 1936- (Adapter)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Director)
Dissette, Alyce (Producer)
Setterfield, Valda (Performer)
Cohn, Charlotte (Performer)
Cunningham, Scott (Performer)
Fire, Norma (Performer)
Graham, Karen (Performer)
Skeist, David (Performer)
Solomon, Gus, Jr (Performer)
Gordon, David, 1936- (Performer)
Collection

David Gordon Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2011-01-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3929
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Notes
Creation/production credits: Written, choreographed & directed by David Gordon ; Based on 6 Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello ; Initial attempt @ a fast paced condensed version (approx 30 min) of a scripted comic/dramatic/movement/theater work w/a cast of dancers & actors & dolls (who will undoubtedly not all be available in the future) & w/incidental music (by Pirandello peer Giacomo Puccini) & w/visual devices (including stg flats, chairs & door frames) carried &/or rolled by the cast & w/script pages & w/practical available costuming (mostly black). Pick Up Performance Co(s): Directors: Ain Gordon, David Gordon ; Produced by Alyce Dissette ; General Manager: Dorit Avganim ; Stage Manager: Ed Fitzgerald ; Production Manager: Neal Wilkinson.
Performers: With Valda Setterfield as The Leading Lady ; Charlotte Cohn, The Stepdaughter ; Scott Cunningham, The Dancer #2 ; Norma Fire, The Veiled Woman ; Karen Graham, The Dancer #1 ; David Skeist, The Son ; Gus Solomons, Jr, The Father ; David Gordon, The Director.
Venue: Recorded January 8, 2011 Joyce Soho, New York, NY.
Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co. 2014.
Physical Description
Videodisc
Extent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 896415579
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478256
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0979b020-66ad-0132-9816-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Beginning of the End, 2011-01-08" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2011. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0aa29a00-66ad-0132-47ef-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Beginning of the End, 2011-01-08" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0aa29a00-66ad-0132-47ef-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2011). Beginning of the End, 2011-01-08 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0aa29a00-66ad-0132-47ef-3c075448cc4b

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Beginning of the End, 2011-01-08