The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1991 July 13Additional title: David Gordon archiveAdditional title: Mysteries and what's so funny? (Choreographic work : Gordon)
NamesGlass, Philip (composer.)Gordon, David, 1936- (author.)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, David (sound designer.)Wheeler, Jedediah (producer.)Kerr, Allan (stage manager.)Diamond, Dennis (videographer.)Grooms, Red (design.)Video D Studios (videographer.)David Gordon/Pickup Company (performer.)Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (presenter.)
David Gordon Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19910713Other Date: 1991.
Table of ContentsReel 1 (54 min.). Mysteries and What's So Funny? (beginning) [ends abruptly] -- Reel 2 (47 min.) Mysteries and What's So Funny? (conclusion).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3870
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageFilmed danceFilmed performancesVideoDance
NotesStatement of responsibility: written and directed by David Gordon ; music by Philip Glass ; visual design by Red Grooms ; presented by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.Credits transcribed from credits.Produced in association with David Gordon/Pick Up Performance Company Inc.; Mark Hough, Managing Director and Curtis Grund, Company Administrator.Title on original: The Mysteries Serious Fun!.Creation/production credits: Music Director, Alan Johnson; Lighting Designer, Dan Kotlowitz; Sound Designer, David Meschter; Produced by Jedediah Wheeler; Stage Manager, Allan Kerr; videographed by Video D Studios, Dennis Diamond.Performers: Cast: 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), Alan Johnson (Pianist), Dean Moss (Young Artist), Lola Pashalinski (Old Rose), Alice Playten (Actor, Grandfather, Father, etc.), Valda Setterfield (Marcel Duchamp), Gayle Tufts (Mrs. Him), Jonathan Walker (Mr. Him), Ralph Williams (Old Sam).Venue: Videotaped in performance at Lincoln Center, New York, N.Y., as part of Serious Fun! on 1991 July 13.Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co. 2014.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 streaming video files (101 min.) : sound, color.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 894587236NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20471974Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b9580b0-66aa-0132-afe9-3c075448cc4b
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