The Mysteries and What's So Funny?

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The Mysteries and What's So Funny? rehearsal, 1991-05-16

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Title
The Mysteries and What's So Funny?
Additional title: David Gordon archive
Additional title: Mysteries and what's so funny? (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Names
Glass, 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.)
Collection

David Gordon Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 19910516
Other Date: 1991.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3865
Topics
Theater rehearsals
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Video
Dance
Dance rehearsals
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (97 min.) : sound, color.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 896949607
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20481502
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 341a4e40-66aa-0132-4cc8-3c075448cc4b
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Other
  • 19910516: Captured
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Mysteries and What's So Funny?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/35a77130-66aa-0132-c54a-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Mysteries and What's So Funny?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/35a77130-66aa-0132-c54a-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. The Mysteries and What's So Funny? Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/35a77130-66aa-0132-c54a-3c075448cc4b

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The Mysteries and What's So Funny?