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El esplendor
Cueva, Miguel Angel de la (Performer)
Delgado, Roberta (Performer)
Haro, Raquel (Performer)
López Martínez, Eduardo (Performer)
Macías Lara, Berta Alicia (Performer)
Najera, Miguel (Performer)
Torres Romero, Arturo (Performer)
Termenal, David (Performer)
Trussell, Vetza (Translator)
Cervantes, Lalo (Author)
Mattos, Anita (Author)
Guadalupe Saucedo, José, 1952-1995 (Director)
Elder, Lauren (Designer)
Floor, Callie (Costume designer)
Gilmore, Wendy W (Lighting designer)
Grupo Cultural Zero (Cuernavaca, Mexico) (Contributor)
Taller (San Francisco, Calif.) (Contributor)
Teatro Pregones (Theater group) (Contributor)
National Performance Network (Performer)
New York International Festival of the Arts (Contributor)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Trussell, Vetza (Performer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1991 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Prologue: Eva dreams -- Act I: Eva arrives, looking for Angelina -- Act II: In the night Eva finds Angelina -- Act III: Eva and Angelina walk the wire -- Epilogue.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4802
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5872 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Teatro Pregones, Dance Theater Workshop, the National Performance Network, and Life on the Water's Latino Theater Project, in association with the New York International Festival of the Arts ; a theatrical collaboration of Grupo Zero [El Grupo Cultural Zero] and El Taller ; written by Lalo Cervantes and Anita Mattos ; [stage] direction by José Guadalupe Saucedo ; producer, Joe Lambert.
Content: Title from original container and accompanying house program.
Creation/production credits: Assistant director, Nilda Reillo Hernandez ; scenery, Lauren Elder ; costumes, Callie Floor ; lighting, Wendy W. Gilmore ; translation, Vetza Trussell.
Performers: Miguel Angel de la Cueva (Trini) ; Roberta Delgado (Eva) ; Raquel Haro (Feliz) ; Eduardo López Martínez (Mateo) ; Berta Alicia Macías Lara (Angelina/young Evangelina) ; Miguel Najera (Cisco) ; Rashad Vanessa Pérez (Niña) ; Arturo Torres Romero (Turi) ; David Termenal (Chema) ; Vetza Trussell (Evangelina).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the New York International Festival of the Arts, in June 1991, by Video D Studios.
Language: Introduction in Spanish and English ; dialogue primarily in English.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 videocassettes (U-matic) (133 min.) : sound, color
Play set at the Hotel Esplendor in La Purisima, Baja California, Mexico, during a heat wave in July 1985.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Spanish, Castilian
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987279
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ce840da0-4b5c-0133-dad6-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1991: Issued
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "El esplendor" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991.

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El esplendor