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Documentary about the closing of A chorus line.

Title
Documentary about the closing of A chorus line. [videorecording]
Publication
New York, 1991.

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Moving imageBy appointment only NCOX 5201 A.O.Offsite
Moving imageBy appointment only NCOX 5201 A.O.Offsite
Videocassette 1Moving imageBy appointment only NCOX 5201 A.O. Videocassette 1Offsite
Videocassette 2Moving imageBy appointment only NCOX 5201 A.O. Videocassette 2Offsite

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Additional Authors
  • Papp, Joseph
  • McKechnie, Donna
  • Williams, Sammy
  • Gamache, Laurie
  • Cole, Kay
  • Lopez, Priscilla, 1948-
  • Lee, Baayork
  • New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (81 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Summary
Documentary from Japan about the closing of the Broadway musical A chorus line, conceived and directed by Michael Bennett and produced by Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival. The musical closed on April 28, 1990 in a final gala 6137th performance featuring members of the show's various casts assembled from its fifteen year history. The focus is primarily on the cast, who are interviewed and profiled as they go about their activities in the days leading up to the final performance. Broadway cast members Donna McKechnie, Sammy Williams, Kay Cole, Baayork Lee, Priscilla Lopez and Laurie Gamache are among those interviewed, as is producer Joseph Papp.
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
Alternative Title
Japanese documentary on the closing of A chorus line, part I of II [etc.] with 25 minutes of unauthorized material from the closing performance
Subjects
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Note
  • These videos separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Title derived from label on container.
  • Titles and credits in Japanese.
  • Tape contains blank spaces for commercials.
Access (note)
  • Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required before viewing.
Language (note)
  • In English and Japanese with Japanese subtitles.
Call Number
NCOX 5201
OCLC
NYPG05-F11281
Title
Documentary about the closing of A chorus line. [videorecording]
Imprint
New York, 1991.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Access
Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required before viewing.
Language
In English and Japanese with Japanese subtitles.
Added Author
Papp, Joseph, interviewee.
McKechnie, Donna, interviewee.
Williams, Sammy, interviewee.
Gamache, Laurie, interviewee.
Cole, Kay, interviewee.
Lopez, Priscilla, 1948- interviewee.
Lee, Baayork, interviewee.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5201
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