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The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Title
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess [videorecording] / Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith, in association with American Playhouse and Thirteen/WNET, presents ; produced by Greg Smith and Stephany Marks ; executive producers, Richard Price and Dennis Marks ; executive producers for Great Performances, Lindsay Law and Jac Venza ; music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin ; libretto by DuBose Heyward ; based on the play "Porgy," by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward ; adapted for television by Trevor Nunn with Yves Baignères ; choreographer, Charles Augins ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; [produced for] BBC-TV.
Publication
New York, c1993.

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Videocassette 1Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 1002 Videocassette 1Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT
Videocassette 2Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 1002 Videocassette 2Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Smith, Greg, 1939-2009
  • Marks, Stephany
  • Price, Richard (Television producer)
  • Marks, Dennis, 1948-2015
  • Law, Lindsay
  • Venza, Jac
  • Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
  • Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940
  • Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983
  • Heyward, Dorothy, 1890-1961.
  • Nunn, Trevor
  • Baignères, Yves
  • Augins, Charles
  • Rattle, Simon, 1955-
  • Gunter, John, 1938-2016
  • Walmsley, Eric
  • Townsend, Chris
  • Blane, Sue
  • King, Terry
  • O'Rorke, St. John
  • White, Willard
  • Haymon, Cynthia
  • Baker, Gregg
  • Clarey, Cynthia
  • Simpson, Marietta
  • Evans, Damon
  • Ingram, Paula
  • Blackwell, Harolyn
  • Hawkins, Gordon
  • Hubbard, Bruce
  • Watson, Curtis
  • Brathwaite, Maureen
  • Johnson, Camellia
  • Tilvern, Alan, 1918-2003
  • Maynard, Ted
  • Marshall, Wayne, 1961-
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Homevale (Firm)
  • Primetime (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation.
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description
2 videocassettes (VHS) (181 min.) : sound, color; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
  • American Playhouse
  • Great performances
Uniform Title
  • American playhouse (Television program)
  • Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Alternative Title
Porgy & Bess
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Musicals.
  • Television.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Conducted by Simon Rattle ; original stage design by John Gunter ; designed for television by Eric Walmsley ; lighting director, Chris Townsend ; costume design by Sue Blane ; fight director, Terry King ; videotape editor, St. John O'Rorke.
Performer (note)
  • Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Damon Evans, Paula Ingram, Harolyn Blackwell, Gordon Hawkins, Bruce Hubbard, Curtis Watson, Maureen Brathwaite, Camellia Johnson, Alan Tilvern, Ted Maynard, Wayne Marshall, et al.
  • Orchestra: London Philharmonic.
Event (note)
  • Made at Shepperton Studios, London, England. Originally broadcast on WNET/13, New York, N.Y., Oct. 6, 1993.
Call Number
NCOX 1002
OCLC
1030751430
Title
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess [videorecording] / Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith, in association with American Playhouse and Thirteen/WNET, presents ; produced by Greg Smith and Stephany Marks ; executive producers, Richard Price and Dennis Marks ; executive producers for Great Performances, Lindsay Law and Jac Venza ; music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin ; libretto by DuBose Heyward ; based on the play "Porgy," by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward ; adapted for television by Trevor Nunn with Yves Baignères ; choreographer, Charles Augins ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; [produced for] BBC-TV.
Imprint
New York, c1993.
Series
American Playhouse
Great performances
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Conducted by Simon Rattle ; original stage design by John Gunter ; designed for television by Eric Walmsley ; lighting director, Chris Townsend ; costume design by Sue Blane ; fight director, Terry King ; videotape editor, St. John O'Rorke.
Cast
Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Damon Evans, Paula Ingram, Harolyn Blackwell, Gordon Hawkins, Bruce Hubbard, Curtis Watson, Maureen Brathwaite, Camellia Johnson, Alan Tilvern, Ted Maynard, Wayne Marshall, et al.
Orchestra: London Philharmonic.
Event
Made at Shepperton Studios, London, England. Originally broadcast on WNET/13, New York, N.Y., Oct. 6, 1993.
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Added Author
Smith, Greg, 1939-2009, producer.
Marks, Stephany, producer.
Price, Richard (Television producer)
Marks, Dennis, 1948-2015, producer.
Law, Lindsay, producer.
Venza, Jac, producer.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940, lyricist.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940, librettist.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983, lyricist.
Heyward, Dorothy, 1890-1961.
Nunn, Trevor, adapter.
Nunn, Trevor, director.
Baignères, Yves, adapter.
Augins, Charles, choreographer.
Rattle, Simon, 1955- conductor.
Gunter, John, 1938-2016, set designer.
Walmsley, Eric, set designer.
Townsend, Chris, lighting designer.
Blane, Sue, costume designer.
King, Terry, fight director.
O'Rorke, St. John, editor of moving image work.
White, Willard, performer.
Haymon, Cynthia, performer.
Baker, Gregg, performer.
Clarey, Cynthia, performer.
Simpson, Marietta, performer.
Evans, Damon, performer.
Ingram, Paula, performer.
Blackwell, Harolyn, performer.
Hawkins, Gordon, performer.
Hubbard, Bruce, performer.
Watson, Curtis, performer.
Brathwaite, Maureen, performer.
Johnson, Camellia, performer.
Tilvern, Alan, 1918-2003, performer.
Maynard, Ted, performer.
Marshall, Wayne, 1961- performer.
London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Homevale (Firm)
Primetime (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Added Title
American playhouse (Television program)
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Research Call Number
NCOX 1002
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