The Mysteries and What's So Funny?Additional title: David Gordon archiveAdditional title: Mysteries and what's so funny? (Choreographic work : Gordon)
NamesGlass, Philip (composer.)Gordon, David, 1936- (author of dialog.)Gordon, David, 1936- (stage director.)Bode, Benjamin (performer.)Kandel, Karen (performer.)Setterfield, Valda (performer.)Fire, Norma (performer.)Hoffman, Jane, 1911-2004 (performer.)Johnson, Alan, 1959- (performer.)Cunningham, Scott (performer.)Pashalinski, Lola (performer.)Graham, Karen (performer.)Moss, Dean (performer.)Playten, Alice (performer.)Tufts, Gayle (performer.)Walker, Jonathan (performer.)Williams, Ralph (performer.)Johnson, Alan, 1959- (director.)Kotlowitz, Dan (lighting designer.)Meschter, Dave (sound designer.)Wheeler, Jedediah (producer.)Grooms, Red (design.)David Gordon/Pickup Company (performer.)Pace University (presenter.)
David Gordon Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19910516Other Date: 1991.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3865
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageFilmed danceVideoDanceDance rehearsals
NotesStatement of responsibility: Written and Directed by David Gordon ; music by Philip Glass ; performed by David Gordon/Pick Up Company.Poor video quality; dark.Credits transcribed from Spoleto Festival program.Title on original: The Mysteries and What's So Funny? a rehearsal/ run-through Schimmel Center/ Pace U. 1/2" DUB Thur May 16, 1991.Creation/production credits: Visual Design by Red Grooms ; Music Director and Pianist: Alan Johnson ; Sound Design: David Meschter ; Casting: Vince Liebhart and Judy Dennis ; Assistant Director: Mary Ann Kellogg ; Producer: Jedediah Wheeler ; Produced in association with David Gordon/Pick Up Co.: Mark Hough, Managing Director ; Curtis Grund, Company Administrator ; Production Manager: Marc Warren ; Stage Manager: Allan Kerr ; Associate Costume Designer: Mary Myers ; Logo Graphics: Rocco Pinciotti ; Sets and Props: Atlantic Scenic Studios, Inc.Performers: Performers, Valda Setterfield (Marcel Duchamp) ; Benjamin Bodé (Young Sam) ; Scott Cunningham (Anger I) ; Karen Evans-Kandel (Anger II) ; Norma Fire (Detective, Only, Oldest Child) ; Karen Graham (Young Rose) ; Jane Hoffman (Fanny) ; Dean Moss (Young Artist) ; Lola Pashalinski (Old Rose) ; Alice Playten (Actor, Father, Grandfather, etc.) ; Gayle Tufts (Mrs. Him) ; Jonathan Walker (Mr. Him) ; Ralph Williams (Old Sam).Venue: Videotaped during rehearsal at The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, New York, N.Y., 1991 May 16.Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co. 2014.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (97 min.) : sound, color.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 896949607NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20481502Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 341a4e40-66aa-0132-4cc8-3c075448cc4b
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