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The Living Theater

In this program, the Living Theater Company performs two segments from their Mysteries and Smaller Pieces: The Brig Dollar and The Plague. The excerpts are introduced by founder-directors Julian Beck and Judith Malina, who discuss the goals of the work and the ideas of their group with arts critic J...

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Other Authors: Creative Arts Television (Firm), Films Media Group,
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Creative Arts Television (Firm), [1969]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min., 4 sec.)) : sound, color.
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Summary: In this program, the Living Theater Company performs two segments from their Mysteries and Smaller Pieces: The Brig Dollar and The Plague. The excerpts are introduced by founder-directors Julian Beck and Judith Malina, who discuss the goals of the work and the ideas of their group with arts critic Jack Kroll. The Living Theater was a well-known repertory company in the late 40s and through the 60s whose work was radical, experimental, and confrontational, long before those characteristics were at all common or accepted by the theater public.
Item Description: Originally released by Creative Arts Television (Firm), 1969.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 03, 2016.
The Living Theater: Introduction (3:05) -- Based on Antonin Artaud (1:59) -- "Mysteries and Smaller Pieces": Part One (2:37) -- "Mysteries and Smaller Pieces": Part Two (6:33) -- "Mysteries and Smaller Pieces": Part Three (4:13) -- "Mysteries and Smaller Pieces": Part Four (8:35) -- Credits: The Living Theater (0:42)
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In this program, the Living Theater Company performs two segments from their Mysteries and Smaller Pieces: The Brig Dollar and The Plague. The excerpts are introduced by founder-directors Julian Beck and Judith Malina, who discuss the goals of the work and the ideas of their group with arts critic Jack Kroll. The Living Theater was a well-known repertory company in the late 40s and through the 60s whose work was radical, experimental, and confrontational, long before those characteristics were at all common or accepted by the theater public.
9-12.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Closed-captioned.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min., 4 sec.)) : sound, color.
Format: Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 9-12.
Access: Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.