John Moran's The Jack Benny programAdditional title: Jack Benny program
NamesTietz, 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)
PS 122 Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1988-10-28
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2611
TopicsBenny, Jack, 1894-1974. Jack Benny programExperimental theater -- United StatesMixed media performancesMoran, John, 1965-. Jack BennyBenny, Jack, 1894-1974 -- Musical settings
GenresFilmed operasFilmed performancesMotion picturesTelevision programsFilmed dance
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (61 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionMixed-media theater piece incorporating characters based on comedian Jack Benny and other performers from his television show.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175609Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a52997f0-b2b8-0131-4567-3c075448cc4b
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