Beginning of the end of theAdditional title: Beginning of the end of the... (Choreographic work : Gordon)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Gordon, David, 1936- (Stage director)Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)Gordon, David, 1936- (Author of dialog)Gordon, David, 1936- (Performer)Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936 (Author)Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Composer)Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)Cohn, Charlotte (Performer)Cunningham, Scott (Performer)Fire, Norma (Performer)Graham, Karen (Performer)Mattocks, Aaron (Performer)Setterfield, Valda (Performer)Skeist, David (Performer)Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Performer)Holub, Johannes (Videographer)Holub, Johannes (Editor)Holub, Jenny (Videographer)Johannes Holub Videographers (Videographer)David Gordon/Pickup Company (Performer)Quartetto David (Performer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2012-06-24
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3293
TopicsPirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936 -- Plays. Selections. EnglishPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 -- Minuets, violins (2), viola, celloPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 -- CrisantemiJoyce SoHo (New York, N.Y.)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: written, directed & choreographed by David Gordon ; based on text by Luigi Pirandello ; produced by Alyce Dissette.Content: Widescreen.Content: The recording of this work was made possible by the cooperation of The Joyce Theater, Pick Up Performance Co(s), and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Texts by Luigi Pirandello (Characters in Search of an Author, A Character's Tradegy, and The Man with the Flowers in His Mouth); music by Giacomo Puccini (Three minuets in A Major for String Quartet and Crisantemi); played by Quartetto David (Mauro Loguercio, Gabriele Baffero (violins), Antonio Leofreddi (viola), Marco Decimo (Cello)); lighting, Jennifer Tipton.Creation/production credits: Video documentation by Johannes Holub Videographers ; camera, Jennifer Holub, Johannes Holub ; editor, Johannes Holub.Performers: Players, Charlotte Cohn as Stepdaughter & Nurse ; Scott Cunningham as Dancer w/ short sleeves ; Norma Fire as Woman w/ Veil & Woman w/ Jacket ; David Gordon as Director & Author ; Karen Graham as Dancer w/ no sleeves ; Aaron Mattocks as Dancer w/ long sleeves ; Valda Setterfiled as Leading Lady & Author's Wife ; David Skeist as Son and Man w/ Flower in his mouth ; Gus Solomons Jr. as Father & Commuter.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Joyce Soho, New York, N.Y. on 2012 June 24.Funding: This program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.Funding: The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical DescriptionBorn digitalExtent: 1 video file (72 min.) : sound, color
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 894086804NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20322852Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2d439d40-6461-0132-f0a3-3c075448cc4b
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