The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1993-01-03

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Title
The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1993-01-03
Additional title: David Gordon archive
Additional title: Mysteries and what's so funny? (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Names
Glass, Philip (composer.)
Gordon, David, 1936- (author of dialog.)
Gordon, David, 1936- (stage director.)
Cohen, Scott, 1961- (performer.)
Porter, Adina (performer.)
Setterfield, Valda (performer.)
Fire, Norma (performer.)
Hoffman, Jane, 1911-2004 (performer.)
Johnson, Alan, 1959- (performer.)
Cunningham, Scott (performer.)
Pashalinski, Lola (performer.)
Graham, Karen (performer.)
Moss, Dean (performer.)
Playten, Alice (performer.)
Roth, Tisha (performer.)
Kux, Bill (performer.)
Matz, Jerry (performer.)
Johnson, Alan, 1959- (director.)
Kotlowitz, Dan (lighting designer.)
Meschter, Dave (sound designer.)
Wheeler, Jedediah (producer.)
Fitzgerald, Ed (stage manager.)
Grooms, Red (design.)
Diamond, Dennis (videographer.)
Video D Studios (videographer.)
David Gordon/Pickup Company (performer.)
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.) (presenter.)
Collection

David Gordon Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 19930103
Other Date: 1993.
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (53 min.). The Mysteries and What's So Funny? (beginning) -- Reel 2 (approximately 39 min.). The Mysteries and What's so Funny? (conclusion).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3881
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Video
Dance
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Written and Directed by David Gordon ; performed by Pick Up Co.
Credits transcribed from video and program.
Title on original: Pick Up Co., The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1/3/93.
Presented by Pick Up Performance Company, Inc., Managing Director, June Poster, in association with the Joyce Theater Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Music by Philip Glass; Visual Design by Red Grooms; Music Director, Alan Johnson; Lighting Designer, Dan Kotlowitz; Sound Designer, David Meschter; Casting, Vince Liebhart and Judy Dennis; Produced by Jedediah Wheeler; Stage Manager, Ed Fitzgerald; video production, Video D Studios; Camera, Dennis Diamond ; Audio Engineer, Harold James.
Performers: Performed by Pick Up Co.: Valda Setterfield (Marcel Duchamp), Scott Cohen (Young Sam), Scott Cunningham (Anger I), Norma Fire (Detective, Only Oldest Child), Karen Graham (Young Rose), Jane Hoffman (Fanny), Alan Johnson (Pianist), Bill Kux (Mr. Him), Jerry Matz (Old Sam), Dean Moss (Young Artist), Lola Pashalinski (Old Rose), Alice Playten (Actor, Grandfather, Father, etc.), Adina Porter (Anger II), Tisha Roth (Mrs. Him).
Venue: Videotaped in performance at The Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y. 1993 January 3.
Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co. 2014.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (93 min.) : sound, color.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 896442762
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478285
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0824e80-66aa-0132-3933-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1993: Other
  • 19930103: Captured
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1993-01-03" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e1b86550-66aa-0132-ef9e-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1993-01-03" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e1b86550-66aa-0132-ef9e-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1993-01-03 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e1b86550-66aa-0132-ef9e-3c075448cc4b

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The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1993-01-03