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.)Johnson, Alan, 1959- (director.)Cunningham, Scott (performer.)Pashalinski, Lola (performer.)Graham, Karen (performer.)Moss, Dean (performer.)Playten, Alice (performer.)Tufts, Gayle (performer.)Walker, Jonathan (performer.)Williams, Ralph (performer.)Meschter, Dave (sound designer.)Wheeler, Jedediah (producer.)Kerr, Allan (stage manager.)Grooms, Red (design.)David Gordon/Pickup Company (performer.)David Gordon/Pickup Company (producer.)
David Gordon Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19910520Other Date: 1991.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3866
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageFilmed danceVideoDanceDance rehearsals
NotesStatement of responsibility: Written and Directed by David Gordon ; performed by David Gordon/Pick Up Company.Credits transcribed from Spoleto Festival program.Title on original: Run-through 5-20-91 3:45 shot DSL the Mysteries.Creation/production credits: Music by Philip Glass; 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: Performed by Pick Up Company: Valda Setterfield (Marcel Duchamp), Benjamin Bode (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 in rehearsal at Setterfield-Gordon SoHo Studio, New York, N.Y. 1991 May 20.Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co. 2014.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (91 min.) : sound, color.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 896445724NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478287Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4659f950-66aa-0132-7b6b-3c075448cc4b
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