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Live from the edge of oblivion

Title
Live from the edge of oblivion [videorecording] / Young Playwrights, Inc., Sheri M. Goldhirsch, artistic director, Brett W. Reynolds, managing director, in association with Playwrights Horizons, Don Scardino, artistic director, Leslie Marcus, managing director, presents the 1993 Young Playwrights Festival ; [written] by Jerome D. Hairston ; directed by Marion McClinton ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.
Publication
New York, c1993.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOV 1611Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Goldhirsch, Sheri M.
  • Reynolds, Brett W.
  • Scardino, Don
  • Marcus, Leslie
  • Hairston, Jerome.
  • McClinton, Marion Isaac
  • Moyer, Allen
  • Neman, Caryn
  • Dignan, Pat
  • Schilke, Raymond D.
  • Jenness, Morgan
  • Davis, Peter J.
  • Prince, Akili
  • McClarin, Curtis
  • Bates, Paul
  • Moses, Ramon Melindez
  • Langford, Lisa Louise
  • Deakins, Lucy, 1971-
  • Corwin, Betty L.
  • Young Playwrights, Inc. (New York, N.Y.), producer.
  • Playwrights Horizons (Theater : New York, N.Y.), producer.
  • Character Generators/Video.
  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (47 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Young Playwrights Festival 1993
Subjects
Genre/Form
Drama.
Note
  • This one-act play was produced as part of the 1993 Young Playwrights Festival. Videorecordings are available of the three other plays performed, Crystal stairs (NCOV 1608), Five visits from Mr. Whitcomb (NCOV 1609), and Sweetbitter baby (NCOV 1610).
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Sets by Allen Moyer ; costumes by Caryn Neman ; lighting by Pat Dignan ; sound by Raymond D. Schilke ; dramaturg, Morgan Jenness ; stage manager, Peter J. Davis.
Performer (note)
  • Akili Prince, Curtis McClarin, Paul Bates, Ramon Melindez Moses, Lisa Louise Langford, and Lucy Deakins.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at Playwrights Horizons, New York, N.Y., Oct. 7, 1993.
Biography (note)
  • Established in 1981, the Young Playwrights Festival annually produces the work of writers from across the United States aged 18 and under.
Call Number
NCOV 1611
OCLC
973404880
Title
Live from the edge of oblivion [videorecording] / Young Playwrights, Inc., Sheri M. Goldhirsch, artistic director, Brett W. Reynolds, managing director, in association with Playwrights Horizons, Don Scardino, artistic director, Leslie Marcus, managing director, presents the 1993 Young Playwrights Festival ; [written] by Jerome D. Hairston ; directed by Marion McClinton ; [video prod. company] Character Generators, Inc. ; [video producer] Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director.
Imprint
New York, c1993.
Series
Young Playwrights Festival 1993
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Sets by Allen Moyer ; costumes by Caryn Neman ; lighting by Pat Dignan ; sound by Raymond D. Schilke ; dramaturg, Morgan Jenness ; stage manager, Peter J. Davis.
Cast
Akili Prince, Curtis McClarin, Paul Bates, Ramon Melindez Moses, Lisa Louise Langford, and Lucy Deakins.
Event
Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at Playwrights Horizons, New York, N.Y., Oct. 7, 1993.
Biography
Established in 1981, the Young Playwrights Festival annually produces the work of writers from across the United States aged 18 and under.
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Added Author
Goldhirsch, Sheri M., producer.
Reynolds, Brett W., producer.
Scardino, Don, producer.
Marcus, Leslie, producer.
Hairston, Jerome. Live from the edge of oblivion.
McClinton, Marion Isaac, director.
Moyer, Allen, set designer.
Neman, Caryn, costume designer.
Dignan, Pat, lighting designer.
Schilke, Raymond D., sound designer.
Jenness, Morgan, dramaturg.
Davis, Peter J., stage manager.
Prince, Akili, actor.
McClarin, Curtis, actor.
Bates, Paul, actor.
Moses, Ramon Melindez, actor.
Langford, Lisa Louise, actor.
Deakins, Lucy, 1971- actor.
Corwin, Betty L.
Young Playwrights, Inc. (New York, N.Y.), producer.
Playwrights Horizons (Theater : New York, N.Y.), producer.
Character Generators/Video.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Research Call Number
NCOV 1611
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