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New York Theatre Workshop, Aftermath, a sneak preview Works & process at the Guggenheim

Title
New York Theatre Workshop, Aftermath, a sneak preview [videorecording] : Works & process at the Guggenheim / [performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson].
Publication
2009.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-5196Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Blank, Jessica, 1975-
  • Jensen, Erik, 1970-
  • Russell, Mark, 1954-
  • Al-Kaisi, Fajer.
  • Buck, Leila.
  • Chrysan, Demosthenes.
  • Heidami, Daoud.
  • Ashe, Tala
  • Cronson, Mary Sharp.
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (79 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Excerpts from Aftermath: the Iraqi refugee project, are interspersed with panel discussion with the play's creators. Blank and Jensen discuss the genesis of the project; the challenges presented by political theater; how they conducted interviews with Iraqi refugees in Jordan and adapted the transcripts into the play's script; their personal reactions to what they heard; what people can do to help the refugees; the body language of the interviewees; their decision to make their translator a character; the methodology of documentary theater; their play The exonerated and other past projects; what they hope audiences will take from the play.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Works & process at the Guggenheim, Mary Sharp Cronson, producer.
Series Statement
Works & process at the Guggenheim collection
Uniform Title
Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Music.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen. Directed by Jessica Blank.
Event (note)
  • Recorded as part of the Works & process performance series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, on June 14, 2009.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5196
OCLC
427401660
Title
New York Theatre Workshop, Aftermath, a sneak preview [videorecording] : Works & process at the Guggenheim / [performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson].
Imprint
2009.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Works & process at the Guggenheim collection
Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Credits
Written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen. Directed by Jessica Blank.
Performer
Moderator: Mark Russell. Panelists: Jessica Blank, Erik Jensen.
Cast: Fajer Al-Kaisi (Shahid, a translator), Leila Buck (Basima, a mother, daughter and wife), Demosthenes Chrysan (Abdul, an imam), Daoud Heidami (Fouad, a cook), Tala Ashe (Naimah, a cook).
Event
Recorded as part of the Works & process performance series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, on June 14, 2009.
Local Note
For program notes see *MGZB Works and process at the Guggenheim [programs].
Added Author
Blank, Jessica, 1975- Author
Blank, Jessica, 1975- Interviewee
Jensen, Erik, 1970- Author
Jensen, Erik, 1970- Interviewee
Russell, Mark, 1954- Moderator
Al-Kaisi, Fajer. Actor
Buck, Leila. Actor
Chrysan, Demosthenes. Actor
Heidami, Daoud. Actor
Ashe, Tala, actor.
Cronson, Mary Sharp. Producer
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5196
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