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Praise house [videorecording]

Title
Praise house [videorecording] / choreography, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Pat Hall-Smith ; music, Carl Riley.
Publication
1991.

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Description
2 videodiscss (NTSC) (90 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Praise house (Choreographic work : Hall-Smith and Zollar)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of the 1991 Next Wave Festival.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Direction, Zollar; dramaturg, Laurie Carlos; lyrics, Riley, Angelyn DeBord; sound, Dave Meschter; musical direction, Tiye Giraud; text, Angelyn DeBord; art direction, scenic and projection design, Leni Schwendinger; costumes, A. Christina Giannini; lighting, Beverly Emmons.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, New York, on Nov. 24, 1991, by Michael Schwartz of Character Generators/Video.
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.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (50 min.): Act I, Gifting.
  • Disc 2 (41 min.): Act II (decades later), Draw or die.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-668
Title
Praise house [videorecording] / choreography, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Pat Hall-Smith ; music, Carl Riley.
Imprint
1991.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Direction, Zollar; dramaturg, Laurie Carlos; lyrics, Riley, Angelyn DeBord; sound, Dave Meschter; musical direction, Tiye Giraud; text, Angelyn DeBord; art direction, scenic and projection design, Leni Schwendinger; costumes, A. Christina Giannini; lighting, Beverly Emmons.
Performer
Performed by the Urban Bush Women with Lavender Light, the Black and People of All Colors Lesbian and Gay Gospel Choir; cast: Laurie Carlos (elder Hannah/Granny), Viola Sheely (younger Hannah), Terri Cousar (Momma), Ayodele Martin Aubert (Brother Meshack), Christina Jones (June), Grisha Coleman (Genevieve), Christine King (Penny), Junior "Gabu" Wedderburn (Thaddeus), Deborah Thomas (Hibiscus).
Event
Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, New York, on Nov. 24, 1991, by Michael Schwartz of Character Generators/Video.
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 9-3367.
Added Author
Carlos, Laurie, dancer.
Sheely, Viola, dancer.
Cousar, Terri, dancer.
Aubert, Ayodele Martin, dancer.
Jones-Stewart, Christina, dancer.
Coleman, Grisha, dancer.
King, Christine (Christine L.), dancer.
Thomas, Deborah, dancer.
Wedderburn, Junior "Gabu.", dancer.
Giannini, Christina. Costume designer
Hall-Smith, Pat, choreographer.
Giraud, Tiyé. Musician
Meschter, Dave. Musician
Riley, Carl. Composer. Lyricist
Schwendinger, Leni. Designer
Zollar, Jawole Willa Jo, choreographer.
DeBord, Angelyn. Lyricist
Emmons, Beverly. Lighting designer
Urban Bush Women (Dance company)
Lavender Light (Musical group)
Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Added Title
Praise house (Choreographic work : Hall-Smith and Zollar)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-668
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