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The Mysteries and What's So Funny?

Title
The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1991-05-31 / Written and Directed by David Gordon ; Music by Philip Glass ; Visual Design by Red Grooms ; Performed by David Gordon/Pick Up Performance Co. ; Presented by the Spoleto Festival USA.
Publication
1991.

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Details

Additional Authors
Found In
David Gordon archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (94 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 program.
  • Title on original: Mysteries and What's So Funny Spoleto/USA Charleston SC May 31, 1991.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Music Director and Pianist: Alan Johnson; Lighting Designer: Dan Kotlowitz; Sound Designer: David Meschter; Casting: Vince Liebhart and Judy Dennis; Assistant Director: Mary Ann Kellogg; Produced by Jedediah Wheeler; Produced in association with: David Gordon/Pick Up Performance Co.; Mark Hough, Managing Director; Curtis Grund, Company Administrator; Production Manager: Marc Warren; Stage Manager: Allan Kerr; Associate Costume Designer: Mary Myers; Logo Graphics by Rocco Pinciotti; Sets and Props by Atlantic Scenic Studios, Inc.
Source (note)
  • Pick Up Performance Co(s), David Gordon.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3869
OCLC
  • 898128004
  • 898128004
Title
The Mysteries and What's So Funny?, 1991-05-31 / Written and Directed by David Gordon ; Music by Philip Glass ; Visual Design by Red Grooms ; Performed by David Gordon/Pick Up Performance Co. ; Presented by the Spoleto Festival USA.
Production
1991.
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 and Pianist: Alan Johnson; Lighting Designer: Dan Kotlowitz; Sound Designer: David Meschter; Casting: Vince Liebhart and Judy Dennis; Assistant Director: Mary Ann Kellogg; Produced by Jedediah Wheeler; Produced in association with: David Gordon/Pick Up Performance Co.; Mark Hough, Managing Director; Curtis Grund, Company Administrator; Production Manager: Marc Warren; Stage Manager: Allan Kerr; Associate Costume Designer: Mary Myers; Logo Graphics by Rocco Pinciotti; Sets and Props by Atlantic Scenic Studios, Inc.
Performer
Performed by Pick Up Company: Valda Setterfield (Marcel Duchamp), Benjamin Bode (Young Sam), Scott Cunningham (Anger I), Karen Evans-Kandel (Anger II), Norma Fire (Detective, Only, Oldest Child), Karen Graham (Young Rose), Jane Hoffman (Fanny), Dean Moss (Young Artist), Lola Pashalinski (Old Rose), Alice Playten (Actor, Father, Grandfather, etc.), Gayle Tufts (Mrs. Him), Jonathan Walker (Mr. Him), Ralph Williams (Old Sam).
Event
Recorded in performance at the Sottile Theatre, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston, S.C., 1991 May 31.
Original Version
Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Source
Gift; Pick Up Performance Co(s), David Gordon. 2014.
Connect to:
Added Author
Glass, Philip, composer.
Gordon, David, 1936-2022, author of dialog.
Gordon, David, 1936-2022, stage director.
Bode, Benjamin, performer.
Kandel, Karen, performer.
Setterfield, Valda, performer.
Fire, Norma, performer.
Hoffman, Jane, 1911-2004, performer.
Johnson, Alan, 1959- performer.
Johnson, Alan, 1959- music director.
Cunningham, Scott, performer.
Pashalinski, Lola, performer.
Graham, Karen, performer.
Moss, Dean, performer.
Playten, Alice, performer.
Tufts, Gayle, performer.
Walker, Jonathan, performer.
Williams, Ralph, performer.
Meschter, Dave, sound designer.
Wheeler, Jedediah, producer.
Kerr, Allan, stage manager.
Grooms, Red, design.
Spoleto Festival U.S.A. presenter.
David Gordon/Pickup Company, performer.
David Gordon/Pickup Company, producer.
Gordon, David, 1936- 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 3869
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