Beginning of the End, 2011-01-08Additional title: David Gordon archiveAdditional title: Beginning of the end of the... (Choreographic work : Gordon)
NamesGordon, 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)
David Gordon Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2011-01-08
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3929
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesCreation/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 DescriptionVideodiscExtent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 896415579NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478256Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0979b020-66ad-0132-9816-3c075448cc4b
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