Stories from here: new works from Janie Geiser's Jottay Theatre

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Title
Stories from here: new works from Janie Geiser's Jottay Theatre
Names
Geiser, Janie (Author)
Epsten, Chip (Composer)
Bogan, Neill (Author)
Aun, Therese (Narrator)
Peterle, Annie (Puppeteer)
O'Connor, Pamella (Contributor)
Tisdale, Cooper (Musician)
White, David R (Speaker)
Feyne, Stephanie (Contributor)
Matthews, Debbie (Contributor)
Prevor, Beth (Contributor)
Champion, Alan (Contributor)
Dawson, Lori A (Lighting designer)
Banks, Russell, 1940- (Author)
Jottay Theatre (Contributor)
Hands On (Organization) (Contributor)
National Performance Network (Performer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Producer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Geiser, Janie (Director)
Geiser, Janie (Designer)
Geiser, Janie (Puppeteer)
Epsten, Chip (Musician)
Bogan, Neill (Puppeteer)
Aun, Therese (Puppeteer)
Collection

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1989 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Reel 1. The house (ca. 29 min.) / conceived and written by Neill Bogan and Janie Geiser ; developed by the Company ; narrator, Therese Aun ; puppeteers: Annie Peterle (Vi), Pamella O'Connor (John), Neill Bogan and Janie Geiser (ensemble work) ; music performed by Chip Epsten (synthesizer, electric guitar, toy piano) and Cooper Tisdale (electric guitar). Reel 2. The fish (ca. 25 min.) / based on Russell Banks's short story "The fish" ; adapted for puppet theater by Janie Geiser ; developed by the Company ; puppeteers: Therese Aun (the fish), Annie Peterle and Janie Geiser (soldiers and pilgrims), Pamella O'Connor (Lieutenant Han), Neill Bogan (Colonel Tung) ; music performed by Chip Epsten (violin) and Cooper Tisdale (electric guitar).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4788
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5886 (former)
Topics
Dance Theater Workshop
Puppets
Sign language
Deaf -- Means of communication
Drama
Puppet theater
Genres
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: presented by Dance Theater Workshop's Economy Tires Theater in association with the National Performance Network ; [stage] direction and design by Janie Geiser ; music by Chip Epsten ; sign-interpreted performance produced by Hands On.
Content: Accompanied by house program.
Content: Credits on frame for cassette 1 erroneously identify the work as The fish ; it is actually The house (see credits below).
Content: In order to accommodate the sign-interpretation, the recording is a wide shot. For close shot, see *MGZIC 9-5885.
Performers: Introduced by David R. White, executive director of Dance Theater Workshop, with sign-interpreter Stephanie Feyne.
Performers: Sign interpreters: Debbie Matthews [both plays], Alan Champion [The fish].
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Dance Theater Workshop's Bessie Schönberg Theater, New York, on March 18, 1989, by Video D Studios.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (79 min.) : sound, color
Description
Sign-interpreted versions of two puppet plays. The performance is followed by a 23-min. discussion, sign-interpreted by Stephanie Feyne, between the audience, the performers, and members of Hands On.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY99-F23
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13987333
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af460290-4b5b-0133-bcbf-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1989: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Stories from here" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b16ec370-4b5b-0133-57fa-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Stories from here" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b16ec370-4b5b-0133-57fa-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). Stories from here Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b16ec370-4b5b-0133-57fa-60f81dd2b63c

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