The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1993-01-03Additional title: David Gordon archiveAdditional title: Mysteries and what's so funny? (Choreographic work : Gordon)
NamesGlass, 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.)
David Gordon Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 19930103Other Date: 1993.
Table of ContentsReel 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3881
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageFilmed danceFilmed performancesVideoDance
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionExtent: 2 streaming video files (93 min.) : sound, color.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 896442762NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478285Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e0824e80-66aa-0132-3933-3c075448cc4b
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