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Show boat : journey of an epic musical

Title
Show boat : journey of an epic musical [videorecording] / Produced by Garth Drabinsky ; written and directed by Colin Smith ; produced for Live Entertainment of Canada, Inc.
Publication
Toronto, Ontario, c1993.

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Additional Authors
  • Drabinsky, Garth, 1949-
  • Smith, Colin
  • Jones, James Earl
  • Hammerstein, William
  • Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
  • Huard, Jeffrey
  • Stritch, Elaine
  • Morse, Robert, 1931-2022
  • Gottfried, Martin
  • Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007
  • Bell, Michel
  • McKee, Lonette
  • Stroman, Susan
  • Boston, Gretha
  • Lee, Eugene, 1939-
  • Gandy, Thomas H
  • Gandy, Joan W
  • Jacoby, Mark
  • Luker, Rebecca
  • Pilbrow, Richard
  • Lamb, Peter W
  • Klotz, Florence
  • Dale, Cynthia, 1961-
  • Live Entertainment of Canada Inc.
  • LIVENT (U.S.) Inc, producer.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (47 min.) : sd., col. SP; 1/2 in.
Summary
Documentary on the 1993 Toronto revival of Show boat, the stage musical first produced on Broadway in 1927, featuring music by Jerome Kern, with lyrics & libretto by Oscar Hammerstein. Includes material on the historical background of the show, rehearsal and back stage footage, and excerpts from interviews with members of the show's creative team.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Documentaries and factual works.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Performer (note)
  • Host: James Earl Jones.
  • Interviews: William Hammerstein, Harold Prince, Garth Drabinsky, Jeffrey Huard, Elaine Stritch, Robert Morse, Martin Gottfried, Oscar Peterson, Michel Bell, Lonette McKee, Susan Stroman, Gretha Boston, Eugene Lee, Tom and Joan Grandy, Mark Jacoby, Rebecca Luker, Richard Pilbrow, Peter Lamb, and Florence Klotz.
  • With Cynthia Dale, as Helen Morgan.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1993.
Biography (note)
  • The 1993 Toronto revival of Show boat moved to Broadway the following year, with most of the same personnel in the cast and behind the scenes.
Call Number
NCOX 1015
OCLC
822029370
Title
Show boat : journey of an epic musical [videorecording] / Produced by Garth Drabinsky ; written and directed by Colin Smith ; produced for Live Entertainment of Canada, Inc.
Imprint
Toronto, Ontario, c1993.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Cast
Host: James Earl Jones.
Interviews: William Hammerstein, Harold Prince, Garth Drabinsky, Jeffrey Huard, Elaine Stritch, Robert Morse, Martin Gottfried, Oscar Peterson, Michel Bell, Lonette McKee, Susan Stroman, Gretha Boston, Eugene Lee, Tom and Joan Grandy, Mark Jacoby, Rebecca Luker, Richard Pilbrow, Peter Lamb, and Florence Klotz.
With Cynthia Dale, as Helen Morgan.
Event
Videotaped in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1993.
Biography
The 1993 Toronto revival of Show boat moved to Broadway the following year, with most of the same personnel in the cast and behind the scenes.
Local Note
Gift of Harold Prince.
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Added Author
Drabinsky, Garth, 1949- producer.
Drabinsky, Garth, 1949- interviewee.
Smith, Colin, director.
Jones, James Earl, host.
Hammerstein, William, interviewee.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019, interviewee.
Huard, Jeffrey, interviewee.
Stritch, Elaine, interviewee.
Morse, Robert, 1931-2022, interviewee.
Gottfried, Martin, interviewee.
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007, interviewee.
Bell, Michel, interviewee.
McKee, Lonette, interviewee.
Stroman, Susan, interviewee.
Boston, Gretha, interviewee.
Lee, Eugene, 1939- interviewee.
Gandy, Thomas H, interviewee.
Gandy, Joan W, interviewee.
Jacoby, Mark, interviewee.
Luker, Rebecca, interviewee.
Pilbrow, Richard, interviewee.
Lamb, Peter W, interviewee.
Klotz, Florence, interviewee.
Dale, Cynthia, 1961- actor.
Live Entertainment of Canada Inc.
LIVENT (U.S.) Inc, producer.
Research Call Number
NCOX 1015
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