The birthday party

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Title
The birthday party
Names
Stewart, Melanie, 1956- (Choreographer)
Martin, Dan (Composer)
Biello, Michael (Dancer)
Koob, Michael (Dancer)
Williams, Ron (Videographer)
Stewart, Melanie, 1956- (Dancer)
Martin, Dan (Dancer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1984-05-02
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7844
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Videotaped in performance on May 2, 1984 by Ron Williams.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Melanie Stewart. Music: Dan Martin and William J. Deputy, with additional music: Body and soul (Green/Hamen), Tiko Tiko (Olivera/Drake/Abreu), Music to be murdered by (Alexander), and Tip toe through the tulips (Dubin/Burke). Lyrics for "Host's song": Michael Biello. Set design: H. A. Phillips. Props: Michael Biello. Costumes: Woofy Bubbles and Althea Unrath. Lighting: Dan Bonitsky.
Performers: Dan Martin (The host), H. A. Phillips (Victim), Michael Biello (Heckler), Michael Koob (Reaper), Melanie Stewart (Murderess), Mark Chatman-Royce, Debi Glennon (Scarecrows), Sean Gallagher, Renee Gomila (Dollies)
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (52 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867018597-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162496
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc21d6c0-7cd0-0138-c45d-413ddc96ccfc
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  • 1984: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The birthday party" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984-05-02. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5ee73df5-450e-41c8-8fab-a61f06f65950

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The birthday party" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 16, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5ee73df5-450e-41c8-8fab-a61f06f65950

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984-05-02). The birthday party Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5ee73df5-450e-41c8-8fab-a61f06f65950

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The birthday party