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Play on! : a new jazz musical based on Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

Title
Play on! : a new jazz musical based on Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" / music by Duke Ellington ; book by Cheryl L. West ; conceived by Sheldon Epps, 1997.
Author
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.

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Mixed materialSupervised use NCOF+ 10-8388Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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  • West, Cheryl L.
  • Epps, Sheldon
  • De Shields, André, 1946-
  • Pinkins, Tonya
  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Description
96 leaves in various foliations; 28 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Scripts.
Call Number
NCOF+ 10-8388
OCLC
712609289
Author
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Title
Play on! : a new jazz musical based on Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" / music by Duke Ellington ; book by Cheryl L. West ; conceived by Sheldon Epps, 1997.
Summary
Adaptation of William Shakespeare's Twelfth night, set in 1940s Harlem.
Typescript, dated Apr. 18, 1997. Lacks music. Heavily marked with colored ink and highlighter by the videographer. Used by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive on May 7, 1997, when videotaping the stage production at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York, N.Y. The production opened on March 20, 1997, and was directed by Sheldon Epps. It starred André De Shields and Tonya Pinkins.
Added Author
West, Cheryl L. Librettist
Epps, Sheldon, director.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
De Shields, André, 1946- performer.
Pinkins, Tonya, performer.
Research Call Number
NCOF+ 10-8388
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