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Contact [videorecording]

Title
Contact [videorecording] / presented by Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse ; a dance play by Susan Stroman and John Weidman ; written by John Weidman ; directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman.
Publication
c1999.

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Description
1 videocassette (110 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
Contact (Musical)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Musicals.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • This performance was videotaped for the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Collection, with the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Access (note)
  • Permission required; consult TOFT staff.
Credits (note)
  • Assistant director/choreographer, Tara Young ; sets, Thomas Lynch ; costumes, William Ivey Long ; lighting, Peter Kaczorowski ; sound, Scott Stauffer ; associate choreographer, Chris Peterson.
Performer (note)
  • (in alphabetical order) Jason Antoon, John Bolton, Tomé Cousin, Pascale Faye, Boyd Gaines, Steve Geary, Nina Goldman, Peter Gregus, Shannon Hammons, Jack Hayes, Danny Herman, Seán Martin Hingston, Angelique Ilo, David MacGillivray, Joanne Manning, Stephanie Michels, Mayumi Miguel, Dana Stackpole, Scott Taylor, Rocker Verastique, Robert Wersinger, Deborah Yates, Karen Ziemba.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center, New York, N.Y., on December 22, 1999 ; video direction, Stucker ; assistant director, Brian Chávez ; cameras, Jay Millard, Ron Washburn.
Funding (note)
  • The Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image and the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive are supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C., a federal agency, and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Contents
  • Part I, Swinging / a forest glade, 1767 ; a servant, an aristocrat, a girl on a swing ; performed by Seán Martin Hingston, Stephanie Michels, Scott Taylor. [Music, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, recorded by Stéphane Grappelli.]
  • Part II, Did you move? / an Italian restaurant, Queens, 1954 ; a wife, a husband, a headwaiter ; performed by Karen Ziemba, Jason Antoon, David MacGillivray, with Rocker Verastique, Robert Wersinger, Tomé Cousin, Peter Gregus, Nina Goldman, Dana Stackpole, Scott Taylor, Seán Martin Hingston, Pascale Faye, Shannon Hammons. [Music, Edvard Grieg, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, Georges Bizet.]
  • Part III, Contact / New York City, 1999 ; an advertising executive, a bartender, a girl in a yellow dress ; performed by Boyd Gaines, Deborah Yates, Jason Antoon, with Jack Hayes, Robert Wersinger, Nina Goldman, Scott Taylor, Shannon Hammons, Stephanie Michels, Seán Martin Hingston, Rocker Verastique, Pascale Faye, Mayumi Miguel, Tomé Cousin, Dana Stackpole, Peter Gregus. [Music includes recordings by Benny Goodman, Beach Boys, Robert Palmer, Dion, Squirrel Nut Zippers.]
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3692
Title
Contact [videorecording] / presented by Lincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse ; a dance play by Susan Stroman and John Weidman ; written by John Weidman ; directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman.
Imprint
c1999.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center, New York, N.Y., on December 22, 1999 ; video direction, Stucker ; assistant director, Brian Chávez ; cameras, Jay Millard, Ron Washburn.
Credits
Assistant director/choreographer, Tara Young ; sets, Thomas Lynch ; costumes, William Ivey Long ; lighting, Peter Kaczorowski ; sound, Scott Stauffer ; associate choreographer, Chris Peterson.
Cast
(in alphabetical order) Jason Antoon, John Bolton, Tomé Cousin, Pascale Faye, Boyd Gaines, Steve Geary, Nina Goldman, Peter Gregus, Shannon Hammons, Jack Hayes, Danny Herman, Seán Martin Hingston, Angelique Ilo, David MacGillivray, Joanne Manning, Stephanie Michels, Mayumi Miguel, Dana Stackpole, Scott Taylor, Rocker Verastique, Robert Wersinger, Deborah Yates, Karen Ziemba.
Restricted Access
Permission required; consult TOFT staff.
Funding
The Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image and the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive are supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C., a federal agency, and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Added Author
Hingston, Seán Martin, performer.
Michels, Stephanie, performer.
Taylor, Scott, performer.
Ziémba, Karen, performer.
Antoon, Jason, performer.
MacGillivray, David, performer.
Gaines, Boyd, performer.
Yates, Deborah, performer.
Verastique, Rocker, performer.
Wersinger, Robert, performer.
Cousin, Tomé, performer.
Gregus, Peter, performer.
Faye, Pascale, performer.
Hammons, Shannon, performer.
Hayes, Jack, performer.
Miguel, Mayumi, performer.
Stroman, Susan, director.
Stroman, Susan, choreographer.
Weidman, John, 1946- librettist.
Lynch, Thomas, set designer.
Long, William Ivey, costume designer.
Kaczorowski, Peter, lighting designer.
Young, Tara, assistant director.
Young, Tara, assistant choreographer.
Stucker, Richard, videographer.
Millard, Jay.
Lincoln Center Theater (New York, N.Y.)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection.
New York Public Library. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
DHCA.
Added Title
Contact (Musical)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3692
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