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The photographer

Title
The photographer [videorecording] / movement construction, David Gordon ; director, JoAnne Akalaitis ; music, Philip Glass.
Publication
1983.

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disc 1Moving imagePermit needed *MGZIDVD 5-679 disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
disc 2Moving imagePermit needed *MGZIDVD 5-679 disc 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Cummings, Blondell.
  • Setterfield, Valda.
  • Acocella, Bart.
  • Pashalinski, Lola.
  • Bolt, Jonathan.
  • Flynn, Nick.
  • Duff-Griffin, William.
  • McElduff, Ellen.
  • Hausman, Elaine, 1949-
  • Maraden, Frank.
  • Bimson, Wanda.
  • Eschelbach, Susan.
  • Hoeffel, Margaret.
  • Marshall, Keith.
  • Martin, Nina.
  • Thompson, Paul.
  • Gordon, David, 1936-2022
  • Loquasto, Santo
  • Tipton, Jennifer
  • Glass, Philip.
  • Akalaitis, JoAnne
  • Coe, Robert.
  • Harrington, Wendall K.
  • David Gordon/Pickup Company.
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
Description
2 videodiscs (NTSC) (89 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Music-drama based on the scandal-filled life of the photographer, Edward Muybridge, whose motion studies of people and animals made him famous, and whose murder of his wife's alleged lover made him notorious.
Uniform Title
Photographer (Theater piece)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Video.
  • Dance.
Note
  • Duration: disc 1 (62 min.); disc 2 (27 min.).
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Book, Robert Coe; scenery/costumes, Santo Loquasto; lighting, Jennifer Tipton; projections designed by Wendall K. Harrington, Luminous! Productions, Inc.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House in Oct. 1983, Sunday [Oct. 9 or Oct. 16].
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-679
OCLC
NYPY896034217-F
Title
The photographer [videorecording] / movement construction, David Gordon ; director, JoAnne Akalaitis ; music, Philip Glass.
Imprint
1983.
Credits
Book, Robert Coe; scenery/costumes, Santo Loquasto; lighting, Jennifer Tipton; projections designed by Wendall K. Harrington, Luminous! Productions, Inc.
Performer
Cast: Bart Acocella (The boy), Lola Pashalinski (The mesmerist), Jonathan Bolt (Eadweard), Nick Flynn (Harry), William Duff-Griffin (The eulogist/prosecutor), Ellen McElduff (Flora), Elaine Hausman (Mrs. Smith), Valda Setterfield (The lecturer/woman in water), Frank Maraden (The advocate/defense attorney), Harry Whittaker Sheppard (The photographer), Wanda Bimson (The mermaid/statue), Blondell Cummings (The angel/bather), and others, with the Philip Glass Ensemble. In addition to Valda Setterfield, other members of David Gordon/Pickup Company in the cast are: Susan Eschelbach, Margaret Hoeffel, Keith Marshall, Nina Martin, and Paul Thompson.
Event
Videotaped at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House in Oct. 1983, Sunday [Oct. 9 or Oct. 16].
Restricted Access
Permission required.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-802.
Added Author
Cummings, Blondell. Performer
Setterfield, Valda. Performer
Acocella, Bart. Performer
Pashalinski, Lola. Performer
Bolt, Jonathan. Performer
Flynn, Nick. Performer
Duff-Griffin, William. Performer
McElduff, Ellen. Performer
Hausman, Elaine, 1949- Performer
Maraden, Frank. Performer
Bimson, Wanda. Performer
Eschelbach, Susan. Performer
Hoeffel, Margaret. Performer
Marshall, Keith. Performer
Martin, Nina. Performer
Thompson, Paul. Performer
Gordon, David, 1936-2022, choreographer.
Loquasto, Santo, set designer.
Loquasto, Santo, costume designer.
Tipton, Jennifer, lighting designer.
Glass, Philip. Photographer.
Akalaitis, JoAnne, director.
Coe, Robert. Author
Harrington, Wendall K., projection design.
David Gordon/Pickup Company.
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
Added Title
Photographer (Theater piece)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-679
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