The Mysteries and What's So Funny?

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The Mysteries and What's So Funny? rehearsal, 1991-05-20

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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.)
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.)
Collection

David Gordon Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 19910520
Other Date: 1991.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3866
Topics
Theater rehearsals
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Video
Dance
Dance rehearsals
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (91 min.) : sound, color.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 896445724
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478287
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4659f950-66aa-0132-7b6b-3c075448cc4b
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Other
  • 19910520: 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/478efb20-66aa-0132-4489-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

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/478efb20-66aa-0132-4489-3c075448cc4b

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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/478efb20-66aa-0132-4489-3c075448cc4b

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The Mysteries and What's So Funny?