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The measures taken: rehearsal
Additional title: Maßnahme. English
Additional title: Leonardo Shapiro papers, 1959-1996
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956
Carrington, Jim (performer.)
Mandel, Jane (performer.)
Mayer, Jerry, 1941- (performer.)
McCann, Christopher (performer.)
Crawley, Tom (performer.)
Topping, Susan (performer.)
Zakrzweski, Mary (performer.)
Shapiro, Leonardo (director.)
Shapiro, Leonardo (producer.)
Papp, Joseph (producer.)
Shaliko Company (performer.)
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater


Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 1974
Other Date: [1974]
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *LVH 2607
Shelf locator: *LVD 2060
Drama -- 20th century
two-dimensional moving image
Theater rehearsals
Statement of responsibility: play by Bertolt Brecht.
Title from videocassette label.
Video extremely erratic; needs preservation. There are dropouts and other flaws inhearent in the original tape, which is a dub from a VHS videotape.
Note on original VHS videotape: "Bad copy--Full tape".
Creation/production credits: [Joseph Papp (New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater)], producer.
Performers: The Shaliko Company (Jim Carrington, Jane Mandel, Jerry Mayer and Christophe McCann (Agitators) ; Tom Crawley, Susan Topping and Mary Zakzweski (Control Commisioners)) ; Leonardo Shapiro, director and producer.
Venue: Video of rehearsal Public Theater (?), New York, New York 1974.
Acquisition: Separated from; Theatre Division, Leonardo Shapiro papers, 1956-1996, *T-Mss 1998-019; 1998.
Forms part of: Leonardo Shapiro papers, 1956-1996.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (29:50) : sound, black and white
Rara rehearsal excerpt of 1974 Off-Broadway play "The measures taken".
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 898341203
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19988073
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d008300-9e89-0132-a95d-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Other
  • 1898: Creator Born
  • 1956: Creator Died
  • 1974: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The measures taken