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Going Hollywood (reading) [videorecording]

Title
Going Hollywood (reading) [videorecording] / Produced by Michael Frazier ; music by Jonathan Sheffer ; lyrics by David Zippel ; book by David Zippel and Joe Leonardo ; based on the play Once in a Lifetime by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart ; directed by Peter Mark Schifter.
Publication
New York, 1983.

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Additional Authors
Description
2 videocassettes (120 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Readings.
Note
  • Sound recorded on one track only.
  • No credits on tape. Production personnel gathered from a contemporary news story about the reading in the N.Y. Post, and from the director's announcement prior to the performance.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Performer (note)
  • Opening remarks: Michael Frazier and Peter Mark Schifter.
  • Performers include: Harry Groener, Christine Ebersole, Norman Snow, George S. Irving, Mary Louise Wilson, John Glover, Virginia Seidel, Alix Elias, Barry Dennen, Michael Burgess, Rhoda Butler, Kay Walbye, Michael Heath, David Horwitz, and others.
  • Pianist: Jonathan Sheffer.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Westside Arts Center's Cheryl Crawford Theatre, Jan. 17, 1983.
Call Number
NCOV 1923
Title
Going Hollywood (reading) [videorecording] / Produced by Michael Frazier ; music by Jonathan Sheffer ; lyrics by David Zippel ; book by David Zippel and Joe Leonardo ; based on the play Once in a Lifetime by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart ; directed by Peter Mark Schifter.
Imprint
New York, 1983.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Performer
Opening remarks: Michael Frazier and Peter Mark Schifter.
Performers include: Harry Groener, Christine Ebersole, Norman Snow, George S. Irving, Mary Louise Wilson, John Glover, Virginia Seidel, Alix Elias, Barry Dennen, Michael Burgess, Rhoda Butler, Kay Walbye, Michael Heath, David Horwitz, and others.
Pianist: Jonathan Sheffer.
Event
Videotaped at the Westside Arts Center's Cheryl Crawford Theatre, Jan. 17, 1983.
Summary
Staged reading of a musical adaptation of the 1930 play Once in a lifetime, written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, concerning the early days of talking pictures in Hollywood. The reading takes place on the set of the play Extremities, which was running at the Westside Arts Center at the time.
Added Author
Frazier, Michael, producer.
Frazier, Michael, speaker.
Schifter, Peter Mark, 1949-1993, director.
Schifter, Peter Mark, 1949-1993, speaker.
Sheffer, Jonathan. Going Hollywood.
Zippel, David, co-librettist.
Zippel, David, lyricist.
Leonardo, Joe, co-librettist.
Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961.
Hart, Moss, 1904-1961.
Groener, Harry, performer.
Ebersole, Christine, performer.
Snow, Norman, performer.
Irving, George S, performer.
Wilson, Mary Louise, performer.
Glover, John, 1944- performer.
Seidel, Virginia, performer.
Elias, Alix, performer.
Dennen, Barry, performer.
Burgess, Michael (Singer), performer.
Butler, Rhoda, performer.
Walbye, Kay, performer.
Heath, D. Michael, performer.
Horwitz, David, performer.
Research Call Number
NCOV 1923
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