The watchtower

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The watchtower
Bartenieff, George (Performer)
Cayler, Tom (Performer)
Senior, Frank (Performer)
Yakes, Lynnen (Performer)
Alfaro, Nancy (Performer)
Chen, Shizheng (Performer)
Easter, Allison (Performer)
Geissinger, Katie (Performer)
Goldhuber, Lawrence (Performer)
Gonzalez, Ching (Performer)
Mancini, Linda (Performer)
Holober, Mike (Contributor)
Rowell, Mary (Instrumentalist)
Getty, Tom (Contributor)
Kirshner, Andy (Conceptor)
Vasilevski, Valeria (Director)
Loring, Sondra (Choreographer)
Giguere, Joel (Set designer)
Klove, Peter (Set designer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Reduta Deux Ltd (Contributor)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1991
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8438
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6024 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; a Reduta Deux production ; conceived, written and composed by Andy Kirshner ; directed by Valeria Vasilevski ; choreography by Sondra Loring.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Creation/production credits: Music director and conductor, Tom Getty ; sound design, Robert Harari ; set, Joel Giguere, Peter Klove ; paradise curtain, Michael Peck ; lighting, Phil Sandström.
Performers: George Bartenieff (weatherman), Tom Cayler (newscaster), Frank Senior (blind man), Lynnen Yakes (beautiful woman).
Performers: Chorus: Nancy Alfaro, Shi-Zheng Chen, Allison Easter, Katie Geissinger, Lawrence Goldhuber, Ching Gonzalez, Linda Mancini, Elizabeth Marrero, Stephanie Sweeney, Harry Thompson.
Performers: Orchestra: Erik Friedlander (cello), Ned Ginsburg (keyboards), Mike Holober (piano), Ron Horton (trumpet), Ed Joffe (clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano sax), Lou Oddo (percussion), Mary Rowell (violin), Andy Sterman (flute, tenor sax), Leslie TomKins (viola).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at DTW's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Fall Events, on December 22, 1991, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (43 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430571
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 92611920-875b-0135-812d-1d505f699376
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1991: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The watchtower" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The watchtower" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2024.

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The watchtower