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Sklar, Roberta

Overview
Works: 17 works in 32 publications in 2 languages and 241 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PS3572.A45, 792.9
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Publications about Roberta Sklar
Publications by Roberta Sklar
Most widely held works about Roberta Sklar
 
Most widely held works by Roberta Sklar
The serpent a ceremony by Jean Claude Van Itallie( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The Open Theatre, which was originated by the director/actor Joseph Chaikin performs this distinctive production of the creation and fall of man in six episodes by Jean-Claude Van Itallie. "The Serpent" is the only cinematic record available of the work of the now-disbanded Open Theatre and its director. Introduced by discussion of the goals of the Open Theatre, led by Chaikin and Sklar. This production represents a hallmark of experimental theatre. The film concludes with scenes from rehearsals and the production of the Open Theatre's production of "Terminal" (1970). -- Container
The Serpent by Jean Claude Van Itallie( visu )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Combines episodes from Genesis with sequences depicting the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King and leaves gaps in the script to permit improvisation
Terminal a collective work ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A performance of several experimental theater pieces by the Open Theater Ensemble. The theater pieces hold a mirror up to contemporary values and theater conventions. "The metaphor through which this is focused is the 'Terminal' experience: dying, death and afterdeath."
Open theater "terminal" by Joseph Chaikin( visu )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Daughters : part I of The Daughters cycle by Clare Coss( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Breaking stereotypes teens talk about raising children ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Questions the sex-role message children receive. In addition, teen mothers discuss strategies for raising their own children free of gender -role limitations
The Open Theater "Fable" ( visu )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Includes a spoken introduction
Mixed messages teens talk about sex, romance, education, work ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Explores myths and realities facing young people today. Young inner-city women speak frankly about their romantic notions, sex-role messages, and the importance of education and financial independence
Camera three ( visu )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Television adaptation of the Open Theater's 1971 stage piece, The Mutation Show. The performance was taped in a television studio, with no audience present
Open Theater a ceremony ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Shows the Open Theater presenting "The Serpent", a ceremony based on the book of Genesis, by Jean Claude Van Itallie. Includes rehearsal scenes and interviews with the actors and the directors, Joseph Chaikin and Roberta Sklar. The film concludes with rehearsals and scenes from the Open Theater's production of "Terminal."
The mutation show a collective work ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
It is a fluid montage of scenes, ideas and personalities, mostly created by the actors themselves in rehearsal
Camera three ( visu )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Television adaptation of the Open Theater's 1969 stage piece, Terminal. The performance was taped in a television studio, with no audience present
Doris Chase, portrait of an artist ( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Documentary on the work of film and video maker Doris Chase, told mainly in her own words, with additional commentaries by Richard Lorber, Ann Eugenia Volkes, and Ann Sargent Wooster. Chase looks back upon her career as a painter and sculptor and notes how these arts influenced her films and videos. She recalls her first multi-media work, a collaboration with the Mary Staton Dance Ensemble, and discusses her most recent projects, collectively called the Concept series, which add an element of theater, and often address feminist themes. Excerpts screened, accompanied by her comments, include: Sara Rudner (1970), Window (1980), Rocking orange (1973), Circles II (1970), Cynthia Anderson (1975), Jacqueline Smith-Lee (1975), Kei Takei (1976), Jonathan Hollander (1977), and Gay Delanghe (1979). Excerpts from the Concept series include: Travels in the combat zone (1982), Electra tries to speak (1982), Thulani (1984), Lies (1980), Mask (1983), and 3 story suite (1983)
Sister/sister : a new play of the Women's Experimental Theatre by Clare Coss( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Terminal : a collective work created by the Open Theater ensemble, co-directed by Joseph Chaikin and Roberta Sklar by Susan Yankowitz( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Languages
English (31)
Italian (1)
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