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The Bald Soprano
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written by Eugene Ionesco, 1909-1994; directed by Ron Myrvik, fl. 1976-2010; composed by Martin Kalmanoff, 1920-2007 (1999); conducted by Richard Marshall; produced by Ron Myrvik, fl. 1976-2010 and Richard Marshall, Center for Contemporary Opera, New York, NY; performed by Blaine Hendsbee, fl. 1999, Patricia Dell, fl. 1999, Elem Eley, fl. 1999, Lynn Matthews, fl. 1991-1999, Keith Howard, fl. 1999 and Deborah Massell, fl. 1999, Center for Contemporary Opera (CCO) (The Cinema Guild, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
The 1950 debut of Eugene Ionesco's The Bald Soprano, a "mixture of social satire, Alice in Wonderland-type logic, verbal delirium and surrealist farce," stirred a sensation in Paris. For the fiftieth anniversary of the Theater of the Absurd's founding work, the piece has been adapted by The Center for Contemporary...
written by Eugene Ionesco, 1909-1994; directed by Ron Myrvik, fl. 1976-2010; composed by Martin Kalmanoff, 1920-2007 (1999); conducted by Richard Marshall; produced by Ron Myrvik, fl. 1976-2010 and Richard Marshall, Center for Contemporary Opera, New York, NY; performed by Blaine Hendsbee, fl. 1999, Patricia Dell, fl. 1999, Elem Eley, fl. 1999, Lynn Matthews, fl. 1991-1999, Keith Howard, fl. 1999 and Deborah Massell, fl. 1999, Center for Contemporary Opera (CCO) (The Cinema Guild, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
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Dead End Kids: A Story of Nuclear Power
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written by JoAnne Akalaitis, 1937-; directed by JoAnne Akalaitis, 1937-; produced by Monty Diamond, fl. 1978-2010 and Marian Godfrey, fl. 1986, Ikon Films, Netherlands and Mabou Mines; performed by Ellen McElduff, fl. 1979-2010, Ruth Maleczech, fl. 1981-2009, George Bartenieff, 1933-, David Brisbin, 1952-, B-St. John Schofield, fl. 1986, Terry O'Reilly, 1951-, Greg Mehrten, fl. 1986-2003, Frederick Neumann, fl. 1986-2001, Michael Kunling, fl. 1986, Scotty Snyder, fl. 1986 and David Byrne, 1952- (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1986), 1 hour 26 mins
A wacky, free-wheeling satire which examines key moments in the history of nuclear power, from the flowering of medieval alchemy in the 16th century, to the development of the atomic bomb, Hiroshima and its aftermath, and the cultural and political fallout of the Cold War '50s. Based on the Obie award-winning stag...
written by JoAnne Akalaitis, 1937-; directed by JoAnne Akalaitis, 1937-; produced by Monty Diamond, fl. 1978-2010 and Marian Godfrey, fl. 1986, Ikon Films, Netherlands and Mabou Mines; performed by Ellen McElduff, fl. 1979-2010, Ruth Maleczech, fl. 1981-2009, George Bartenieff, 1933-, David Brisbin, 1952-, B-St. John Schofield, fl. 1986, Terry O'Reilly, 1951-, Greg Mehrten, fl. 1986-2003, Frederick Neumann, fl. 1986-2001, Michael Kunling, fl. 1986, Scotty Snyder, fl. 1986 and David Byrne, 1952- (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1986), 1 hour 26 mins
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Ghostmakers
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directed by Ron Myrvik, fl. 1976-2010; produced by Scott Lane, fl. 1986-2000, West Coast East and Ron Myrvik Productions (The Cinema Guild, 1992), 26 mins
This video features conversations with Oscar and Grammy Award winning composer John Corigliano and Tony and Obie Award winning playwright and librettist William Hoffman, who discuss the challenges they faced in creating their first opera, The Ghosts of Versailles, commissioned by New York’s Metropolitan Opera. T...
directed by Ron Myrvik, fl. 1976-2010; produced by Scott Lane, fl. 1986-2000, West Coast East and Ron Myrvik Productions (The Cinema Guild, 1992), 26 mins
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Local Color
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directed by Oleg Passer, fl. 2003 and Amanda Aschinger, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Solstice Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2003), 49 mins
This documentary chronicles the production of a play at the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, one of the five largest African-American theater companies in the U.S., examining the work of everyone involved, including the actors, director, lighting and set design, sound design, and producer. Each of them discuss t...
directed by Oleg Passer, fl. 2003 and Amanda Aschinger, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Solstice Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2003), 49 mins
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The Making of a Monologue: Robert Wilson's Hamlet
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directed by Marion Kessel, fl. 1995; produced by Marion Kessel, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1995), 1 hour 2 mins
Robert Wilson is internationally regarded as one of the most significant and innovative theater artists working today. This behind-the-scenes video, drawing on rehearsal and performance footage, reveals how Wilson created his unique one-man performance of Hamlet and captures the rich texture of Wilson's multi-dime...
directed by Marion Kessel, fl. 1995; produced by Marion Kessel, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1995), 1 hour 2 mins
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Puppetry: Worlds of Imagination
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directed by Joshua Malkin, fl. 1997-2009; produced by Speckled Koi Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2001), 43 mins
This documentary surveys the revolutionary new developments in American puppet theater, profiling many of puppetry’s most imaginative contemporary artists, including Basil Twist, who uses bits of fabric, feathers, plastic and other materials in a 1,000-gallon tank of water to create a visually stunning underwate...
directed by Joshua Malkin, fl. 1997-2009; produced by Speckled Koi Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2001), 43 mins
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The Dybbuk
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written by Sholom Ansky, 1863-1920; directed by Michal Waszynski, 1904-1965; performed by Abraham Morewski, 1886-1964, Ajzyk Samberg, 1889-1943, Mojzesz Lipman, 1893-, Lili Liliana, 1913-1989, Leon Liebgold, 1910-1993, Dina Halpern, 1909-1989, Max Bozyk, 1899-1970, M. Messinger, fl. 1937, Gerszon Lemberger, fl. 1936-1937, Samuel Bronecki, fl. 1937 and Samuel Landau, 1882-1942 (Bel Canto Society, 2005), 2 hours 1 mins
This performance of Sholom Ansky's The Dybbuk is directed by Michael Waszynski.
written by Sholom Ansky, 1863-1920; directed by Michal Waszynski, 1904-1965; performed by Abraham Morewski, 1886-1964, Ajzyk Samberg, 1889-1943, Mojzesz Lipman, 1893-, Lili Liliana, 1913-1989, Leon Liebgold, 1910-1993, Dina Halpern, 1909-1989, Max Bozyk, 1899-1970, M. Messinger, fl. 1937, Gerszon Lemberger, fl. 1936-1937, Samuel Bronecki, fl. 1937 and Samuel Landau, 1882-1942 (Bel Canto Society, 2005), 2 hours 1 mins
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Black Theater: Interviews, vol. 2
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directed by Woodie King, Jr., 1937-; produced by Woodie King, Jr., 1937- (Alexander Street, 1995), 26 mins
This documentary, directed by Woodie King Jr., features interviews with Black artists in theater.
directed by Woodie King, Jr., 1937-; produced by Woodie King, Jr., 1937- (Alexander Street, 1995), 26 mins
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Black Theater: Interviews, vol. 3
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directed by Woodie King, Jr., 1937-; produced by Woodie King, Jr., 1937- (Alexander Street, 1995), 26 mins
This documentary, directed by Woodie King Jr., features interviews with Black artists in theater.
directed by Woodie King, Jr., 1937-; produced by Woodie King, Jr., 1937- (Alexander Street, 1995), 26 mins
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Los Pastores
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directed by Judy Chaikin, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Loren Stephens, fl. 1984 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1997), 28 mins
Portrays the revival of Los Pastores (The Shepherd’s Play), an ancient Christmas morality play that has long been part of Hispanic folk traditions in the American Southwest. Originally brought to the New World by the Spanish conquistadores and Catholic missionaries, Los Pastores evolved from a strict liturgical...
directed by Judy Chaikin, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Loren Stephens, fl. 1984 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1997), 28 mins
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