Revelations [and] Read Matthew 11:28 [and] After Eden

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Revelations [and] Read Matthew 11:28 [and] After Eden
Additional title: Revelations (Choreographic work : Ailey)
Additional title: After Eden (Choreographic work : Butler)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Berry, April (Dancer)
De Loatch, Gary (Dancer)
Manning, Deborah (Dancer)
Banks, Marilyn (Dancer)
Lynch, Aubrey (Dancer)
Johnson, Wesley, III (Dancer)
Chavis, Raquelle (Dancer)
Thomas, Nasha (Dancer)
Tyson, Andre (Dancer)
Roxas, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Robinson, Renée (Dancer)
Chase, Debora (Dancer)
Richardson, Desmond (Dancer)
St. Charles, David (Dancer)
Riseling, Jonathan (Dancer)
Joy, Michael (Dancer)
Williams, Dudley, 1938- (Dancer)
Vlad, Desire (Dancer)
Ailey, Alvin (Choreographer)
Harper, Ves (Designer)
Cernovich, Nicola (Lighting designer)
World, Kris (Choreographer)
McFerrin, Bobby (Composer)
Schoonmaker, Charles (Costume designer)
Hunter, Tim (Lighting designer)
Butler, John, 1920-1993 (Choreographer)
Hoiby, Lee (Composer)
Prendergast, Shirley (Lighting designer)
Melo, Niels (Videographer)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Performer)
Harper, Ves (Costume designer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991-04-02
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Revelations (approx. 32 min.). Chor: Alvin Ailey. Mus: Traditional (arranged by Hall Johnson, James Miller, Brother John Sellers, Howard Roberts); Ella Jenkins (original music for Wading in the water). Scen/cos: Ves Harper. Lighting: Nicola Cernovitch. Cast: Pilgrim of sorrow: I been buked: The Company; Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel: Wesley Johnson III, Debora Chase, Renee Robinson; Fix me, Jesus: Elizabeth Roxas, Andre Tyson; Take me to the water: Processional: Jonathan Riseling, Desire Vlad, Johnson, Michael Joy; Wading in the water: Deborah Manning, Gary DeLoatch, April Berry; I want to be ready: Dudley Williams; Move, members, move: Sinner man: David St. Charles, Desmond Richardson, Aubrey Lynch II; The day is past and gone/You may run on/Rocka my soul in the bosom of Abraham: The Company. -- Read Matthew 11:28 (approx. 7 min.). Chor: Kris World. Mus: Bobby McFerrin (Come to me). Cos: Charles Schoonmaker. Lighting: Timothy Hunter. Perf. by Manning, Marilyn Banks, Riseling, Robinson, Tyson, DeLoatch, Berry, Chase, Nasha Thomas, St. Charles, Raquelle Chavis. -- After Eden (approx. 18 min.). Chor: John Butler. Mus: Lee Hoiby. Cos: Rouben Ter-Arutunian. Lighting: Shirley Prendergast. Perf. by Roxas, Richardson.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2255
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2697 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Archive on April 2 (Revelations) and April 4 (Read Matthew 11:28 and After Eden), 1991, at Zellerbach Auditorium, Berkeley, California, by Niels Melo, with the assistance of grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (57 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916056941-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170876
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7ed5d40-86a9-0135-7dfc-0067f850f4a0
Rights Statement
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Revelations [and] Read Matthew 11:28 [and] After Eden