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Nightwalk : a collective work

Author: Joseph Chaikin; Merrill Brockway; Open Theater.; Creative Arts Television (Firm); CBS Television Network.
Publisher: Kent, CT : Creative Arts Television Archive, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Open Theater group in its last performance before disbanding. "Nightwalk" is a collective theater piece; a montage of surreal situations that examine the human condition in worlds both real and fantastic, presenting exaggerations of human pretensions. The "plot" is a journey, liberated from conventional thought, in which human and birdlike creatures weave in and out.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Chaikin; Merrill Brockway; Open Theater.; Creative Arts Television (Firm); CBS Television Network.
OCLC Number: 49413998
Notes: Title on cassette label: Joseph Chaikin and the Open Theater.
Originally broadcast in 1974 on the CBS television series "Camera Three."
Credits: Producer/director, Merrill Brockway.
Performer(s): Participants: Members of The Open Theater (Raymond Barry, Shami Chaikin, Ralph Lee, Tom Lillard, Ellen Maddow, Jo Ann Schmidman, Tina Shepard, Paul Zimet).
Description: 1 videocassette (56 in.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: pt. 1. The traveller prepares --
Creature explores --
Journey --
People's indictment --
Now I am --
Men's world and women's world --
Talking --
Dinner with the boss.--
pt. 2. Sleepworld --
Losing and finding --
Songworld --
Creature imitates --
Battle --
Traveller speaks.
Other Titles: Joseph Chaikin and the Open Theater
Camera three (Television program)
Responsibility: created by the Open Theatre.

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The Open Theater group in its last performance before disbanding. "Nightwalk" is a collective theater piece; a montage of surreal situations that examine the human condition in worlds both real and fantastic, presenting exaggerations of human pretensions. The "plot" is a journey, liberated from conventional thought, in which human and birdlike creatures weave in and out.

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