The ghost writer

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The ghost writer
Van Tieghem, David (Author)
Van Tieghem, David (Composer)
Van Tieghem, David (Performer)
Dudek, Tina (Choreographer)
Henzel, E. J (Performer)
Mancini, Linda (Performer)
Easton, Hilary (Performer)
Mancini, Madeline (Performer)
Mendoza, Charlie (Performer)
Love, Lisa (Performer)
Hoffbauer, Patricia (Performer)
Pooser, Damon (Performer)
Anastasio, J. Damian (Performer)
Buchen, Bill (Contributor)
Satterfield, Jill (Designer)
Sandström, Phil (Lighting designer)
White, David R (Producer)
White, David R (Performer)
Aural Fixation (Firm) (Contributor)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dudek, Tina (Director)
Dudek, Tina (Performer)
Satterfield, Jill (Costume designer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1989 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4789
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5859 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Ghost writer (Theater piece : Dudek and Van Tieghem)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop ; conceived and written by Tina Dudek and David Van Tieghem ; [stage] direction and choreography by Tina Dudek ; original music by David Van Tieghem.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Date: Date from original container.
Content: Original container labeled "Close-up."
Citation/reference: Another recording of this play appears on *MGZIC 9-5898.
Creation/production credits: Sound design, Aural Fixation ; set and costumes, Jill Satterfield ; slides, Charlie Mendoza and James Hastings ; portrait by Richard F. Van Tieghem (based on a photograph by Deborah Feingold) ; lighting, Phil Sandström ; Italian translations, Elisa Cognigni ; production coordinator, Lauren Schneider ; executive producer, David White.
Performers: David Van Tieghem (Bruce Pidgeon, the ghost writer) ; Tina Dudek (Sarah Wickham, the ghost) ; E.J. Henzel (Dan Halstead, the plumber/Morgan Halstead, second mate on a whaling ship) ; Linda Mancini (Signorina Angelina Contadina, owner of the house) ; Hilary Easton (Peggy Simpson, the girl next door) ; Madeline Mancini (Helen Trent, the reporter) ; Bruce's city pals: Charlie Mendoza (Charlie Norelco, the professor), Lisa Love (Terry Ryan, the actress/Bruce's old girlfriend), Patricia Hoffbauer (Marie Salzano, the dancer), Damon Pooser (Max Wilson, the poet), J. Damian Anastasio (Julius J. Baker, the pianist), Bill Buchen (Sammy Price, the drummer/Julius's friend) ; David Van Tieghem (Nathan Wickham, first mate on a whaling ship) ; Phil Sandström (Phil O'Donahue, the delivery man) ; David White (Paul Tergeist, the radio announcer) ; ??? (Sydney Wickham).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, as part of the Spring Events, on May 19, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (76 min.) : sound, color
Play set in Lighthouse Point, N.J. in spring 1949.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987245
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): daaadea0-4b5b-0133-82de-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1989: Issued
  • 2023: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The ghost writer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The ghost writer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2023.

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The ghost writer