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|Named Person:||Michael Bennett; Michael Bennett; Michael Bennett; Joseph Papp; Marvin Hamlisch; Marvin Hamlisch; Henry Krieger|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph Papp; Michael Bennett; Marvin Hamlisch; Dorothy Loudon
|Notes:||No credits on tape; title supplied by cataloger.
Dubbed compilation of segments taped off air.
Some of the segments covering Michael Bennett's death are also found on NCOX 5280.
This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required prior to viewing.
Compilation of television coverage related to the Broadway producer, director and choreographer Michael Bennett. Eight segments from New York and elsewhere in the nation aired Sept. 29, 1983 and July 2 and 3, 1987.
|Description:||1 videocassette (30 min). : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)|
|Contents:||September 29, 1983: WNBC-TV, Today show, 8:00 a.m. --
WCBS-TV, CBS network news, 7:00 p.m. --
WNBC-TV, NBC nightly news, 7:00 p.m. --
WABC-TV, Entertainment tonight, 7:30 p.m. --
July 2, 1987: WCBS-TV, Channel 2 news, 6:00 p.m. --
WCBS-TV, Channel 2 news, 11:00 p.m. --
WOR-TV, Entertainment tonight, 7:30 p.m. --
July 3, 1987: WOR-TV, Entertainment tonight, 11:30 p.m.
|Series Title:||Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection|
|Other Titles:||Selected T.V. coverage of Michael Bennett NYSF viewing copy|
Segments five through eight cover Bennett's death at the age of 44 on July 2, 1988 of complications from AIDS. Bennett is among a growing number in the arts community who have died from AIDS. Discussion includes the life, career and legacy of Bennett, who is best-known for creating the long-running musical A chorus line and for bringing the successful show Dreamgirls to Broadway. Includes interview excerpts with Bennett and with colleagues Marvin Hamlisch, actress Dorothy Loudon and producer/director Joseph Papp. Features performance excerpts from Bennett's various productions and other related photos and footage.
- Bennett, Michael, -- 1943-1987 -- Death and burial.
- Bennett, Michael, -- 1943-1987 -- Friends and associates.
- Bennett, Michael, -- 1943-1987 -- Influence.
- Papp, Joseph -- Interviews.
- Hamlisch, Marvin. -- Chorus line.
- Hamlisch, Marvin -- Interviews.
- Krieger, Henry. -- Dreamgirls.
- Theatrical producers and directors.
- Theatrical productions -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1981-1990.
- AIDS (Disease) and the arts -- United States.