Andy Kirshner: "Dr. Nathan Feelgood in person"

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Andy Kirshner: "Dr. Nathan Feelgood in person"
Additional title: Watchtower, Pt. 1
Additional title: Dr. Nathan Feelgood in person
Kirshner, Andy (Composer)
Smith, Carla (Singer)
Senior, Frank (Singer)
Johnson, Björn, 1943- (Contributor)
Mancini, Linda (Singer)
Holober, Mike (Contributor)
Block, Dan (Instrumentalist)
Brenner, Shelley (Performer)
Vasilevski, Valeria (Director)
Loring, Sondra (Choreographer)
Meschter, Dave (Contributor)
Giguere, Joel (Designer)
Klove, Peter (Designer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
Reduta Deux Ltd (Contributor)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Kirshner, Andy (Lyricist)
Kirshner, Andy (Author)
Kirshner, Andy (Performer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Reel 1. The watchtower, pt. 1 (work-in-progress) (ca. 27 min.) / produced by Reduta Deux ; written and composed by Andy Kirshner ; directed by Valeria Vasilevski ; movement, Sondra Loring ; sound design, David Meshter ; set, Joel Giguere, Peter Klove ; lighting, Phil Sandström ; vocalists: Carla Smith (beautiful woman/lounge singer), Frank Senior (newscaster), Bjorn Johnson (evangelist/weatherman), Linda Mancini (Italian woman) ; musicians: Mike Holober (piano), Dan Block (clarinet), Andy Kirshner (synthesizer) ; witnesses: Pam Rivers, Ninette Kiddon, Sherman Jones, Ann Wrafter, Katja Frazier, Alisa Frazier, Jodi Melnick, Phillip Adams. Oratorio version of the first half of a projected evening-length music-theater work. Reel 2. Dr. Nathan Feelgood in person (ca. 22 min.) / presented in association with Reduta Deux Ltd. ; words and music, Andy Kirshner ; performed by Andy Kirshner, Shelley Brenner, and the "Feelgood" band: John Crowell (trumpet), Ron Horton (trumpet), Dan Block (sax, clarinet), Tyrone Jackson (piano), Mike Holober (synthesizer), Bill Moring (bass), Tim Horner (drums).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4914
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5926 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop's New Songs series ; music and lyrics by Andy Kirshner.
Content: Title from accompanying house program.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Fall Events, on November 5, 1990; video documentation, Video D Studios.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (49 min.) : sound, color
Two music-theater works.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987426
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8dc05260-4b63-0133-e0bb-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1990: Issued
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Andy Kirshner" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Andy Kirshner" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 2, 2023.

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Andy Kirshner