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A chorus line : related news coverage and other television footage

Title
A chorus line : related news coverage and other television footage, February 21 to April 25, 1990 [videorecording]
Publication
New York ; Washington, D.C., 1990.

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Additional Authors
  • Bishop, Kelly
  • Blair, Pamela
  • Cilento, Wayne
  • Dante, Nicholas
  • Fleming, Cynthia
  • Gamache, Laurie
  • Garland, Patricia (Dancer)
  • Garza, Troy
  • Lee, Baayork
  • LuPone, Robert, 1946-2022
  • Mason, Cameron
  • McKechnie, Donna
  • Noseworthy, Jack, 1969-
  • Papp, Joseph
  • Walsh, Thommie
  • New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (49 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Compilation of news coverage and other television footage related to the Broadway musical A chorus line; with particular focus on its scheduled closing. Nine segments from New York City and Washington, D.C., aired between February 21 and April 25, 1990.
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
  • Advertising.
  • Interviews.
  • Television.
Note
  • Dubbed compilation of segments taped off air.
  • No credits on tape; title supplied by cataloger.
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Segment one: News at seven, aired Channel 5, February 21, 1990, 7:00 p.m. Coverage of the press conference announcing the closing of A chorus line. Footage of producer Joseph Papp speaking. Brief excerpts from interviews with current cast members Laurie Gamache (Cassie) and Cynthia Fleming (Kristine). Brief performance footage.
  • Segment two: Newsnight, aired CNN, February 22, 1990, 12:00 a.m. Coverage of the press conference announcing the closing of A chorus line. Footage of Joseph Papp speaking. Brief excerpts from interviews with Joseph Papp, original cast member Kelly Bishop (Sheila), and current cast members Laurie Gamache (Cassie) and Troy Garza (Jarad). Brief performance footage.
  • Segment three: Today in New York, aired Channel 4, February 22, 1990, 6:30 a.m. Coverage of the press conference announcing the closing of A chorus line. Footage of Joseph Papp speaking and of original cast members gathered onstage at conference. Brief excerpts from interviews with author Nicholas Dante, Kelly Bishop, and Troy Garza. Brief performance footage.
  • Segment four: The media beat, aired CNBC-TV, Washington, D.C., February 21, 1990, 7:00 p.m. Coverage of the press conference to announce the closing of A chorus line. Footage of Joseph Papp speaking. Brief performance footage.
  • Segment five: Commercial for A chorus line, produced February 28, 1990 by Serino, Coyne, and Nappi, Inc., regarding the "End of the Line" on March 31, 1990. (0:10)
  • Segment six: Nightline, aired Channel 7, March 22, 1990, 11:30 p.m. Feature story on the closing of A chorus line. Performance footage of several numbers, including I hope I get it, I can do that, The music and the mirror, and One (Reprise). Performance footage of One (Reprise) from the record-breaking 3,389th performance. Interviews with producer Joseph Papp, original cast member Donna McKechnie (Cassie), original and current cast member Robert LuPone (Zach), and current cast members Laurie Gamache and Jack Noseworthy (Mark). Discussion of the creation of the show and its long-term impact on the cast.
  • Segment seven: Inside edition, aired Channel 4, March 28, 1990, 7:30 p.m. Feature on the closing of A chorus line and its long-term appeal. Brief excerpts from interviews with Joseph Papp and original cast members Pam Blair (Val), Wayne Cilento (Mike), Trish Garland (Maggie), Baayork Lee (Connie), Rick Mason (Mark), and Donna McKechnie (Cassie). Brief footage of a reunion of original cast members. Brief performance footage; brief performance footage of Donna McKechnie in Bob Fosse's production of Sweet Charity.
  • Segment eight: Live at five, aired Channel 4, April 23, 1990, 5:00 p.m. Interview with original cast members Baayork Lee and Thommie Walsh (Bobby) about their book (written with Robert Viagas) On the line: the creation of A chorus line, and their relationship with director/choreographer Michael Bennett. Brief performance footage.
  • Segment nine: Good day New York, aired Channel 5, April 25, 1990, 7:00 a.m. Announcement of the imminent closing of A chorus line. On air contest for tickets to the closing night performance.
Call Number
NCOX 5195
OCLC
NYPT03-F42
Title
A chorus line : related news coverage and other television footage, February 21 to April 25, 1990 [videorecording]
Imprint
New York ; Washington, D.C., 1990.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Added Author
Bishop, Kelly, interviewee.
Blair, Pamela, interviewee.
Cilento, Wayne, interviewee.
Dante, Nicholas, interviewee.
Fleming, Cynthia, interviewee.
Gamache, Laurie, interviewee.
Gamache, Laurie, performer.
Garland, Patricia (Dancer), interviewee.
Garza, Troy, interviewee.
Lee, Baayork, interviewee.
LuPone, Robert, 1946-2022, interviewee.
Mason, Cameron, interviewee.
McKechnie, Donna, interviewee.
McKechnie, Donna, performer.
Noseworthy, Jack, 1969- interviewee.
Papp, Joseph, interviewee.
Papp, Joseph, speaker.
Walsh, Thommie, interviewee.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5195
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