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The predators' ball hucksters of the soul

Title
The predators' ball [videorecording] : hucksters of the soul / co-produced by Teatro Comunale/Maggio Musicale of Florence, Italy, and The Armitage Foundation, New York ; conceived, directed, and choreographed by Karole Armitage ; written by John Gould Rubin ; songs and music by Phillip Johnston.
Publication
c1996.

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Additional Authors
  • Ryan, Thomas Jay
  • Barilli, Leone
  • Winther, Michael
  • De Luca, Umberto
  • Sweepy
  • Cahn, Larry
  • Chibas, Marissa.
  • Harris, Ben
  • DeVaughn, Stanley.
  • Milo, Bruno
  • Cerreto, Antonella
  • Fabre, Rachel
  • Fazioli, Paola
  • Pizzuti, Damiana
  • Vitangeli, Sabrina
  • Armitage, Karole
  • Rubin, John Gould.
  • Johnston, Phillip.
  • Ruddick, Joe.
  • Shea, David, 1965-
  • Nyman, Michael.
  • Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992.
  • Salle, David, 1952-
  • Limosner, Pilar.
  • Dignan, Pat
  • Beckman, Erica., 1951-
  • Ferdinand, David.
  • Sutton, Joe.
  • Robison, Mark (Cameraman)
  • Hill, R. Nemo.
  • Malik.
  • D.J. Sean Ski.
  • Maggiodanza.
  • Public Enemy (Musical group)
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
  • Teatro Comunale (Florence, Italy)
  • Armitage Foundation.
  • Character Generators/Video.
  • Maggio musicale fiorentino.
  • DHCA.
Description
3 videodiscs (NTSC) (121 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Performance incorporating vocal and instrumental music, hip-hop, dance, theater, and video, based on the story of the rise and fall of Michael Milken.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Uniform Title
Predators' ball (Choreographic work : Armitage)
Alternative Title
Hucksters of the soul
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • Based on an original script by Joe Sutton.
  • Accompanied by photocopy of house program.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Cameraperson, Mark Robison; additional music, Joe Ruddick; lyrics, R. Nemo Hill; dance music, David Shea; hip-hop lyrics, Malik/Mad Lyrics; hip-hop production, D.J. Sean Ski; additional rap music, Public Enemy; Revlon music, Michael Nyman; theme music, Georges Delerue; decor and video, David Salle; costumes, Pilar Limosner and Debra Moises Co.; suits, Hugo Boss; unitards, Alfred Viloria; lighting, Pat Dignan; motion animation video, Erica Beckman; sound design, One Dream Sound, David Ferdinand.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, as part of the 1996 Next Wave Festival, on Oct. 19, 1996, by Character Generators Inc.
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 5-740
OCLC
NYPY97-F490
Title
The predators' ball [videorecording] : hucksters of the soul / co-produced by Teatro Comunale/Maggio Musicale of Florence, Italy, and The Armitage Foundation, New York ; conceived, directed, and choreographed by Karole Armitage ; written by John Gould Rubin ; songs and music by Phillip Johnston.
Imprint
c1996.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Cameraperson, Mark Robison; additional music, Joe Ruddick; lyrics, R. Nemo Hill; dance music, David Shea; hip-hop lyrics, Malik/Mad Lyrics; hip-hop production, D.J. Sean Ski; additional rap music, Public Enemy; Revlon music, Michael Nyman; theme music, Georges Delerue; decor and video, David Salle; costumes, Pilar Limosner and Debra Moises Co.; suits, Hugo Boss; unitards, Alfred Viloria; lighting, Pat Dignan; motion animation video, Erica Beckman; sound design, One Dream Sound, David Ferdinand.
Performer
Performed by MaggioDanza di Firenze and others. Cast: Thomas Jay Ryan (Michael Milken, actor) ; Leone Barilli (Michael Milken, dancer) ; Michael Winther (the god Thyades, actor) ; Umberto De Luca (the god Thyades, dancer) ; Sweepy (pop/lock dancer) ; Malik/Mad Lyrics (hip-hop vocalist) ; Larry Cahn (Carberry, Fred Joseph, Rudolph Giuliani, teacher, Steve Wynn, Carl Icahn, Nelson Peltz, Saul Steinberg, Meshulum Riklis, Ron Perelman, Congressman John Dingell, the judge) ; Marissa Chibas (Lori Milken, angry woman, female voice, reporter, flack) ; John Gould Rubin (Ivan Boesky, the narrator, the voice of Revlon, reporter) ; Ben Harris (white-haired guest dancer) ; Stanley DeVaughn (voguer) ; Bruno Milo (Milken's dancer adversary) ; Antonella Cerreto, Rachel Fabre, Paola Fazioli, Damiana Pizzuti, Sabrina Vitangeli (dance soloists).
Event
Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, as part of the 1996 Next Wave Festival, on Oct. 19, 1996, by Character Generators Inc.
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 9-5413.
Local Subject
Mixed media performances.
Added Author
Ryan, Thomas Jay, actor.
Barilli, Leone, dancer.
Winther, Michael, actor.
De Luca, Umberto, dancer.
Sweepy, dancer.
Cahn, Larry, performer.
Chibas, Marissa. Performer
Harris, Ben, dancer.
DeVaughn, Stanley. Performer
Milo, Bruno, dancer.
Cerreto, Antonella, dancer.
Fabre, Rachel, dancer.
Fazioli, Paola, dancer.
Pizzuti, Damiana, dancer.
Vitangeli, Sabrina, dancer.
Armitage, Karole, choreographer. Director
Rubin, John Gould. Author. Performer
Johnston, Phillip. Composer
Ruddick, Joe. Composer
Shea, David, 1965- composer.
Nyman, Michael. Composer
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992. Composer
Salle, David, 1952- set designer.
Limosner, Pilar. Costume designer
Dignan, Pat, lighting designer.
Beckman, Erica., 1951- Videographer
Ferdinand, David.
Sutton, Joe. Author
Robison, Mark (Cameraman), videographer.
Hill, R. Nemo. Lyricist
Malik. Lyricist. Performer
D.J. Sean Ski. Producer
Maggiodanza.
Public Enemy (Musical group)
Brooklyn Academy of Music. Next Wave Festival.
Teatro Comunale (Florence, Italy)
Armitage Foundation.
Character Generators/Video.
Maggio musicale fiorentino.
DHCA.
Added Title
Predators' ball (Choreographic work : Armitage)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-740
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