Discovering the Mahabharata: an evening with Jean-Claude Carrière and Peter Brook; Works & Process at the Guggenheim Additional title: Mahābhārata
NamesCarrière, Jean-Claude, 1931- (Author)Carrière, Jean-Claude, 1931- (Speaker)Brook, Peter, 1925- (Director)Brook, Peter, 1925- (Speaker)Myers, Bruce (Performer)Langdon Lloyd, Robert (Performer)Stahly, Antonin (Performer)Sarabhai, Mallika (Performer)Cronson, Mary Sharp (Producer)Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (Presenter)
Works & Process at the Guggenheim Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1987
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2852
TopicsMahābhārataCarrière, Jean-Claude, 1931- A la recherche du Mahabharata. EnglishDrama
GenresFilmed performancesPanel discussions
NotesStatement of responsibility: performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson ; performance series co-producer, Tom Roush ; video produced by Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur ; video directed by Catherine Tatge.Creation/production credits: The Mahabharata : a play, based upon the Indian classic epic by Jean-Claude Carrière; translated from the French and directed by Peter Brook.Performers: Speakers: Peter Brook and Jean-Claude Carrière. Excerpts from The Mahabharata performed by Robert Langdon Lloyd, Bruce Myers, Mallika Sarabhai, Antonin Stahly.Venue: Recorded as part of the Works & Process performance series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, on Oct. 8, 1987.Funding: With support from The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, StreamingCulture at the Graduate Center, The City University of New York digitized and authored the DVDs of the video archive of Works & Process at the Guggenheim.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionExcerpts from The Mahabharata are interspersed with commentary by Jean-Claude Carrière and Peter Brook, who discuss the origins, history and meaning of the Indian classic on which the play was based.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPG06-F637NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16368185Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 13c607d0-78de-0138-4217-7dd9effeab93
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