John Moran's The Jack Benny program

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Title
John Moran's The Jack Benny program
Additional title: Jack Benny program
Names
Tietz, Fred (Performer)
Shea, Ann (Performer)
Snell, Paige (Performer)
Hayden, Jon (Performer)
Reid, M. W. (Performer)
Olinder, Laurie (Performer)
Olinder, Laurie (Designer)
Weaver, Melissa (Performer)
Einsel, Bill (Performer)
Greer, Darroch (Performer)
Tumas, Fred (Performer)
McGrath, Bob (Director)
Moran, John, 1965- (Composer)
Moran, John, 1965- (Librettist)
Evers, Elizabeth (Costume designer)
Nussbaum, Karl (Lighting designer)
Lefkowitz, Miriam (Videographer)
Ridge Theater (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)
Performance Space 122 (Presenter)
Collection

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1988-10-28
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2611
Topics
Benny, Jack, 1894-1974. Jack Benny program
Experimental theater -- United States
Mixed media performances
Moran, John, 1965-. Jack Benny
Benny, Jack, 1894-1974 -- Musical settings
Genres
Filmed operas
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Television programs
Filmed dance
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by Performance Space 122 ; directed by Bob McGrath ; music and libretto by John Moran.
Creation/production credits: Scenery, Laurie Olander ; films, Matthew Harrison and Scott Saunders ; video, Su Bachemin and Don Campbell ; costumes, Elizabeth Evers ; lighting, Karl Nussbaum.
Performers: (in order of appearance) Ann Shea (godhead/Toni Markus), Paige Snell (godhead/Don Wilson's anima), Jon Hayden (Don Wilson), Bill Einsel (Grim Reaper/fan club member #2/photographer), Fred Tumas (technician #1), Mark Clauson (technician #2), Darroch Greer (the director), Fred Tietz (Jack Benny), M.W. Reid (Dennis Day), Laurie Olander (fan club member #1), and Melissa Weaver (Julie London).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on October 28, 1988, by Character Generators/Video, cameraperson, Miriam Lefkowitz.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (61 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
Description
Mixed-media theater piece incorporating characters based on comedian Jack Benny and other performers from his television show.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175609
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a52997f0-b2b8-0131-4567-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "John Moran's The Jack Benny program" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1988. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a69934b0-b2b8-0131-ecc4-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "John Moran's The Jack Benny program" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a69934b0-b2b8-0131-ecc4-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1988). John Moran's The Jack Benny program Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a69934b0-b2b8-0131-ecc4-3c075448cc4b

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John Moran's The Jack Benny program