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Adam and Eve
Simons, Ton (Dancer)
Hicks, Tishia (Dancer)
Petersen, Robert (American painter, born 1945) (Dancer)
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982 (Director)
Crane, Lor (Composer)
Reiter, Seymour (Librettist)
Harper, Annette (Costume designer)
Braithwaite, Michele (Director)
Joseph Jefferson Theatre Company (Performer)
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982 (Choreographer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1974-12-05
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8926
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-991 (former)
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: A chamber dance-opera presented by Brooklyn College and the Joseph Jefferson Theatre Company's New Play Series and filmed at the Little Church Around the Corner, New York on December 5, 1974.
Creation/production credits: Directed by Valerie Bettis and Michele Braithwaite. Choreography: Valerie Bettis. Music: Lor Crane. Libretto: Seymour Reiter. Scenic design and lighting: Christian Dahl. Costumes: Annette Harper.
Performers: Performed by singers Lee Evans (Adam), David Bender (Lucifer), Jane Seaman (Eve), and dancers Ton Simons (Adam), Robert Petersen (Lucifer), and Tishia Hicks (Eve).
Additional physical form: For text, see *MGTZ (Adam and Eve) 81-1341.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (50 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867013434-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162353
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f729c660-795e-0135-7036-0d4385f118f8
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Item timeline of events

  • 1974: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Adam and Eve" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1974.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Adam and Eve" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 4, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1974). Adam and Eve Retrieved from

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Adam and Eve