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FunHouse [videorecording]

Title
FunHouse [videorecording] / written and performed by Eric Bogosian ; produced, directed and edited by Howard Silver ; produced by John Schott [for] Alive from Off Center and Twin Cities Public Television [and KTCA, Minneapolis-St. Paul] ; executive producer, Melinda Ward.
Publication
St. Paul, Minn. : Twin Cities Public Television, c1987.

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Description
1 videocassette (U-matic) (27 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
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
Uniform Title
Alive from off center (Television program)
Alternative Title
  • "Alive from Off-Center: Funhouse" by Eric Bogosian (non NYSF production)
  • Eric Bogosian's Funhouse
  • Fun house
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Drama.
  • Television.
Note
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Credits on tape.
  • "dubbed off 1/2" VHS from off air"--cassette label
  • An earlier performance of this material, taped in Los Angeles in 1986, is available on NCOX 2705.
Access (note)
  • Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required before viewing.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting director, Jan Kroeze ; art director, Ann Stuhler ; camera, Peter Brownscombe editor, Alan Moorman ; sound, Algis Kaupis, Johnny Hagen ; associate producer, Helen de Michiel ; production manager, Suzanne Garfield ; original theme music by David Byrne.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in St. Paul, Minn. ca. 1987. Broadcast WNET-TV, New York, N.Y. on Aug. 16, 1987.
Biography (note)
  • "Funhouse was originally produced by Joseph Papp, directed by Jo Bonney at the Public Theater. It was moved Off-Broadway by Fred Zollo and Frank Gero to the Actor's Playhouse in 1983."--credits
Call Number
NCOX 5439
Title
FunHouse [videorecording] / written and performed by Eric Bogosian ; produced, directed and edited by Howard Silver ; produced by John Schott [for] Alive from Off Center and Twin Cities Public Television [and KTCA, Minneapolis-St. Paul] ; executive producer, Melinda Ward.
Imprint
St. Paul, Minn. : Twin Cities Public Television, c1987.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Access
Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required before viewing.
Credits
Lighting director, Jan Kroeze ; art director, Ann Stuhler ; camera, Peter Brownscombe editor, Alan Moorman ; sound, Algis Kaupis, Johnny Hagen ; associate producer, Helen de Michiel ; production manager, Suzanne Garfield ; original theme music by David Byrne.
Performer
Performer: Eric Bogosian. Prologue (voiceover) by Laurie Anderson.
Event
Videotaped in St. Paul, Minn. ca. 1987. Broadcast WNET-TV, New York, N.Y. on Aug. 16, 1987.
Summary
Television version of Eric Bogosian's solo performance Funhouse. The work is a series of vignettes featuring a variety of characters drawn from 1980s popular culture.
Biography
"Funhouse was originally produced by Joseph Papp, directed by Jo Bonney at the Public Theater. It was moved Off-Broadway by Fred Zollo and Frank Gero to the Actor's Playhouse in 1983."--credits
Added Author
Bogosian, Eric. Funhouse.
Bogosian, Eric, actor.
Anderson, Laurie, 1947- voiceover.
Silver, Howard, producer.
Silver, Howard, director.
Silver, Howard, editor of moving image work.
Schott, John, producer.
Ward, Melinda, producer.
Kroeze, Jan, lighting designer.
Stuhler, Ann, art director.
Brownscombe, Peter, director of photography.
Kaupis, Algis, sound.
Hagen, Johnny, sound.
Moorman, Alan, editor of moving image work.
De Michiel, Helen, producer.
Byrne, David, 1952- composer.
KCTA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.), producer.
Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.), producer.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
Added Title
Fun house
Eric Bogosian's Funhouse
Alive from off center (Television program)
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5439
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