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Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities

Title
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities [videorecording] / The New York Shakespeare Festival, JoAnne Akalaitis, artistic director, Jason Steven Cohen, producing director, Rosemarie Tichler, associate artistic director, presents ; conceived, written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith ; directed by Christopher Ashley ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.
Publication
New York, c1992.

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Videocassette 1Moving imageRestricted useCheck with staffNCOV 1136 Videocassette 1Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
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Description
2 videocassettes (95 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Drama.
Note
  • Copy of program available.
  • A videorecording of excerpts from this production, taped July 9, 1992, is available on NCOX 1154.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Scenery by James Youmans ; costumes by Candice Donnelly ; lighting by Debra J. Kletter ; projections designed by Wendall K. Harrington and Emmanuelle Krebs ; music composed by Joseph Jarman ; dramaturg, Thulani Davis ; production stage manager, Karen Moore.
Performer (note)
  • Featuring Anna Deavere Smith.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater, New York, N.Y., June 27, 1992.
Call Number
NCOV 1136
OCLC
276297834
Title
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities [videorecording] / The New York Shakespeare Festival, JoAnne Akalaitis, artistic director, Jason Steven Cohen, producing director, Rosemarie Tichler, associate artistic director, presents ; conceived, written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith ; directed by Christopher Ashley ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.
Imprint
New York, c1992.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Scenery by James Youmans ; costumes by Candice Donnelly ; lighting by Debra J. Kletter ; projections designed by Wendall K. Harrington and Emmanuelle Krebs ; music composed by Joseph Jarman ; dramaturg, Thulani Davis ; production stage manager, Karen Moore.
Cast
Featuring Anna Deavere Smith.
Event
Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater, New York, N.Y., June 27, 1992.
Summary
One-person show concerning the 1991 racial disturbances in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, based on transcripts of interviews with witnesses.
Added Author
Akalaitis, JoAnne, producer.
Cohen, Jason Steven, producer.
Tichler, Rosemarie, 1939- producer.
Smith, Anna Deavere. Fires in the mirror.
Smith, Anna Deavere, conceptor.
Smith, Anna Deavere, actor.
Ashley, Christopher, 1963- director.
Youmans, James, set designer.
Donnelly, Candice, costume designer.
Kletter, Debra J, lighting designer.
Harrington, Wendall K., projection design.
Krebs, Emmanuelle, projection design.
Jarman, Joseph, composer.
Davis, Thulani, dramaturg.
Moore, Karen, production stage manager.
Corwin, Betty L.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater, producer.
Character Generators/Video.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions, producer.
Research Call Number
NCOV 1136
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