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A chorus line's 5,000th performance : television coverage

Title
A chorus line's 5,000th performance : television coverage, August 9 to 11, 1987 [videorecording]
Publication
New York ; Los Angeles ; Washington, D.C., 1987.

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Additional Authors
  • Abraham-Rhine, Toby
  • Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987.
  • Connors, Anne
  • Gamache, Laurie
  • Hamlisch, Marvin.
  • Kirkwood, James, 1924-1989
  • Nygro, Paul
  • Papp, Joseph
  • Pryor, Michael
  • Zolna, Elaine S.
  • New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (46 min.) : sd., col. SP; 1/2 in.
Summary
Compilation of news coverage of the 5,000th performance of the Broadway musical A chorus line. Twenty-seven segments from New York City, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., aired August 9 to 11, 1987.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Series Statement
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Interviews.
  • Television.
Note
  • No credits on tape; title supplied by cataloger.
  • Dubbed compilation of segments taped off air.
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Particular mention is made throughout the segments of the recent death of A chorus line director and choreographer Michael Bennett. Particular mention is also made of the winners of the Chance to Dance competition held by the New York Shakespeare Festival, in which amateur performers of A chorus line were selected to perform in the finale of the 5,000th performance. There are brief excerpts from interviews with several of these performers, as well as with producer Joseph Papp, librettist James Kirkwood, and current cast member Laurie Gamache.
  • Brief performance footage of the numbers I hope I get it, At the ballet, One, What I did for love, and One (Reprise.) Brief footage of the post-show celebration on stage at the Shubert Theater. Brief performance footage of the number One (Reprise) from the record-breaking 3,389th performance.
  • Contents New York: WNBC-TV, News four New York, August 9, 1987, Sunday, 6:00 p.m. -- CNN-TV, Daywatch, August 10, 1987, Monday, 10:00 a.m. -- WABC-TV, Eyewitness news, August 10, 1987, 5:00 p.m. -- WCBS-TV, Channel two news, August 10, 1987, 5:00 p.m. -- WCBS-TV, Channel two news, August 10, 1987, 6:00 p.m. -- WPIX-TV, Action news, August 10, 1987, 7:30 p.m. -- WOR-TV, News nine prime time, August 10, 1987, 8:00 p.m. -- WNYW-TV, Ten o'clock news, August 10, 1987, 10:00 p.m. -- WPIX-TV, New York tonight, August 10, 1987, 10:30 p.m. -- WABC-TV, Eyewitness news, August 10, 1987, 11:00 p.m. -- WCBS-TV, Channel two news, August 10, 1987, 11:00 p.m. -- CNN-TV, News night, August 11, 1987, Tuesday, 12:00 a.m. -- WCBS-TV, CBS morning news, August 11, 1987, 7:00 a.m. -- WNBC-TV, NBC, News at sunrise, August 11, 1987, 6:00 a.m.
  • Contents Washington, D.C.: WJLA-TV, News seven, August 11, 1987, 6:00 p.m. -- WUSA-TV, Eyewitness news, August 11, 1987, 5:00 p.m.
  • Contents New York: WCBS-TV, Channel two news, August 10, 1987, 12:00 p.m. -- CNN-TV, Daywatch, August 11, 1987, 10:00 a.m. -- WOR-TV, News nine at noon, August 11, 1987, 12:00 p.m., WABC-TV, Eyewitness news, August 11, 1987, 5:00 p.m. -- WCBS-TV, Channel two news, August 11, 1987, 5:30 p.m. -- CNN-TV, Showbiz today, August 11, 1987, 6:30 p.m. -- WOR-TV, Entertainment tonight, August 11, 1987, 7:30 p.m. -- WCBS-TV, Channel two news, August 11, 1987, 12:00 p.m.
  • Contents Los Angeles: KCBS-TV, Channel two news, August 10, 1987, 4:00 p.m. -- KTLA-TV, Channel 5, News at ten, August 10, 1987, 10:00 p.m. -- KCBS-TV, Channel two news, August 11, 1987, 5:00 p.m.
Access (note)
  • Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required prior to viewing.
Performer (note)
  • Toby Abraham-Rhine, Anne Connors, Laurie Gamache (Cassie), Paul Nygro (Mark), Michael Pryor, Elaine S. Zolna (Kristine).
Event (note)
  • Sunday, August 10, 1987 at the Shubert Theater, New York, N.Y.
Call Number
NCOX 5202
OCLC
NYPT03-F0
Title
A chorus line's 5,000th performance : television coverage, August 9 to 11, 1987 [videorecording]
Imprint
New York ; Los Angeles ; Washington, D.C., 1987.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Access
Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required prior to viewing.
Cast
Toby Abraham-Rhine, Anne Connors, Laurie Gamache (Cassie), Paul Nygro (Mark), Michael Pryor, Elaine S. Zolna (Kristine).
Event
Sunday, August 10, 1987 at the Shubert Theater, New York, N.Y.
Added Author
Abraham-Rhine, Toby, interviewee.
Abraham-Rhine, Toby, performer.
Bennett, Michael, 1943-1987.
Connors, Anne, interviewee.
Connors, Anne, performer.
Gamache, Laurie, interviewee.
Gamache, Laurie, performer.
Hamlisch, Marvin. Chorus line.
Kirkwood, James, 1924-1989, interviewee.
Nygro, Paul, interviewee.
Nygro, Paul, performer.
Papp, Joseph, interviewee.
Pryor, Michael, interviewee.
Pryor, Michael, performer.
Zolna, Elaine S., interviewee.
Zolna, Elaine S., performer.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5202
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