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The man who mistook his wife for a hat

Title
The man who mistook his wife for a hat [videorecording] / American Music Theater Festival, Marjorie Samoff, producing director, Ronald L. Kaiserman, president, Eric Salzman, artistic director, presents ; music by Michael Nyman ; adapted by Michael Morris and Christopher Rawlence from the book by Oliver Sacks ; directed by Michael Morris.
Publication
Philadelphia, 1987.

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Additional Authors
  • Samoff, Marjorie
  • Kaiserman, Ronald L.
  • Salzman, Eric
  • Nyman, Michael.
  • Nyman, Michael
  • Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015.
  • Morris, Michael
  • Rawlence, Christopher
  • Scott, Jock
  • Sapsed, Luke
  • Westcott, Frederick
  • Hooper, Patricia (Soprano)
  • Blankenship, William, 1928-
  • American Music Theater Festival, producer.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (57 min.) : sound, color; 1/2 in.
Summary
Chamber opera, based on the book The man who mistook his wife for a hat and other clinical tales by Oliver Sacks.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Musicals.
  • Opera – Performance.
Note
  • No credits on tape. Production information gathered from the files of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Scenic design by Jock Scott ; lighting design by Luke Sapsed ; musical direction by Michael Nyman.
Performer (note)
  • Frederick Westcott, Patricia Hooper, and William Blankenship.
  • Piano: Michael Nyman. Other musicians are not identified.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at the Forum Theatre, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., October 1987.
Call Number
NCOV 679
OCLC
1236128157
Title
The man who mistook his wife for a hat [videorecording] / American Music Theater Festival, Marjorie Samoff, producing director, Ronald L. Kaiserman, president, Eric Salzman, artistic director, presents ; music by Michael Nyman ; adapted by Michael Morris and Christopher Rawlence from the book by Oliver Sacks ; directed by Michael Morris.
Imprint
Philadelphia, 1987.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Scenic design by Jock Scott ; lighting design by Luke Sapsed ; musical direction by Michael Nyman.
Cast
Frederick Westcott, Patricia Hooper, and William Blankenship.
Piano: Michael Nyman. Other musicians are not identified.
Event
Videotaped at the Forum Theatre, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., October 1987.
Added Author
Samoff, Marjorie, producer.
Kaiserman, Ronald L., producer.
Salzman, Eric, producer.
Nyman, Michael. Man who mistook his wife for a hat.
Nyman, Michael, instrumentalist.
Nyman, Michael, conductor.
Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015.
Morris, Michael, librettist.
Morris, Michael, director.
Rawlence, Christopher, librettist.
Scott, Jock, set designer.
Sapsed, Luke, lighting designer.
Westcott, Frederick, performer.
Hooper, Patricia (Soprano), performer.
Blankenship, William, 1928- performer.
American Music Theater Festival, producer.
Research Call Number
NCOV 679
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