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The Mysteries and What's So Funny?

Title
The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1992-12-23 / Written and Directed by David Gordon ; Music by Philip Glass ; Visual Design by Red Grooms ; Performed by Pick Up Performance Company ; presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation.
Publication
1992.

Available Online

NYPL Digital Collections

Details

Additional Authors
  • Glass, Philip
  • Gordon, David, 1936-2022
  • Cohen, Scott, 1961-
  • Porter, Adina
  • Setterfield, Valda
  • Fire, Norma
  • Hoffman, Jane, 1911-2004
  • Johnson, Alan, 1959-
  • Cunningham, Scott
  • Pashalinski, Lola
  • Graham, Karen
  • Moss, Dean
  • Playten, Alice
  • Roth, Tisha
  • Kux, Bill
  • Matz, Jerry
  • Kotlowitz, Dan
  • Meschter, Dave
  • Wheeler, Jedediah
  • Fitzgerald, Ed
  • Grooms, Red
  • Diamond, Dennis
  • Video D Studios, videographer.
  • David Gordon/Pickup Company, performer.
  • Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.), presenter.
  • David Gordon/Pickup Company, donor.
Found In
David Gordon archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (91 min.) : sound, color.
Uniform Title
Mysteries and what's so funny? (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Alternative Title
David Gordon archive. Moving image.
Genre/Form
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
  • Dance.
Note
  • Credits transcribed from video and program.
  • Title on original: Mysteries Re-Dub - 1992 -.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Music Director, Alan Johnson; Lighting Designer, Dan Kotlowitz; Sound Designer, David Meschter; Produced by Jedediah Wheeler; Production Manager, Todd Randall; Stage Manager, Ed Fitzgerald; videotaped by Video D Studios, Dennis Diamond.
Source (note)
  • Pick Up Performance Co(s), David Gordon.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3880
OCLC
  • 894587698
  • 894587698
Title
The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1992-12-23 / Written and Directed by David Gordon ; Music by Philip Glass ; Visual Design by Red Grooms ; Performed by Pick Up Performance Company ; presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation.
Production
1992.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Access
Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits
Music Director, Alan Johnson; Lighting Designer, Dan Kotlowitz; Sound Designer, David Meschter; Produced by Jedediah Wheeler; Production Manager, Todd Randall; Stage Manager, Ed Fitzgerald; videotaped by Video D Studios, Dennis Diamond.
Performer
Cast: Scott Cohen (Young Sam), Scott Cunningham (Anger I), Adina Porter (Anger II), Norma Fire (Detective, Only Oldest Child), Karen Graham (Young Rose), Jane Hoffman (Fanny), Alan Johnson (Pianist), Dean Moss (Young Artist), Lola Pashalinski (Old Rose), Alice Playten (Actor, Grandfather, Father, etc.), Valda Setterfield (Marcel Duchamp), Tisha Roth (Mrs. Him), Bill Kux (Mr. Him), Jerry Matz (Old Sam).
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Joyce Theater, New York, N.Y. on 1992 December 23.
Original Version
Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS) ; 1/2 in.
Source
Gift; Pick Up Performance Co(s), David Gordon. 2014.
Connect to:
NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
Glass, Philip, composer.
Gordon, David, 1936-2022, author.
Gordon, David, 1936-2022, stage director.
Cohen, Scott, 1961- performer.
Porter, Adina, performer.
Setterfield, Valda, performer.
Fire, Norma, performer.
Hoffman, Jane, 1911-2004, performer.
Johnson, Alan, 1959- performer.
Cunningham, Scott, performer.
Pashalinski, Lola, performer.
Graham, Karen, performer.
Moss, Dean, performer.
Playten, Alice, performer.
Roth, Tisha, performer.
Kux, Bill, performer.
Matz, Jerry, performer.
Johnson, Alan, 1959- music director.
Kotlowitz, Dan, lighting designer.
Meschter, Dave, sound designer.
Wheeler, Jedediah, producer.
Fitzgerald, Ed, stage manager.
Grooms, Red, design.
Diamond, Dennis, videographer.
Video D Studios, videographer.
David Gordon/Pickup Company, performer.
Joyce Theater (New York, N.Y.), presenter.
Gordon, David, 1936-2022, donor.
David Gordon/Pickup Company, donor.
Added Title
Container of (work): Mysteries and what's so funny? (Choreographic work : Gordon)
David Gordon archive. Moving image.
Found In:
David Gordon archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 3880
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