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Chaikin, Shami

Overview
Works: 13 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 280 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Drama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Moderator
Classifications: AE5, 884
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Publications about Shami Chaikin
Publications by Shami Chaikin
Most widely held works by Shami Chaikin
The Open Theater "Fable" : with actors from the Open Theater ( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
This program examines approaches to acting through experiments with the voice and the body. It features members of the Open Theater ensemble in an excerpt from their production "Fable", an interview with director, Andre Gregory and scenes with voice coach Kristin Linklater working with students in innovative acting exercises
Terminal a collective work ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 50 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."
The Open Theater "Fable" ( visu )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
This program examines approaches to acting through experiments with the voice and the body. It features members of the Open Theater ensemble in an excerpt from their production "Fable", an interview with director, Andre Gregory and scenes with voice coach Kristin Linklater working with students in innovative acting exercises
Nightwalk ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"Nightwalk" is a collective theater work, the creation of writers Jean-Claude van Itallie, Sam Shepard, Megan Terry, and Open Theater director Joseph Chaikin, as well as the actors. It is a montage of surreal situations that examine the human condition in worlds both real and fantastic, presenting exaggerations of human pretensions. Human and birdlike creatures weave in and out. The plot is a journey, liberated from conventional thought
The Serpent by Jean Claude Van Itallie( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Open Theater, 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. The film concludes with scenes from rehearsals and the production of the Open Theatre's production of "Terminal" (1970). Introduced by discussion of the goals of the Open Theater, led by Chaikin and Sklar
Camera three ( visu )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Television adaptation of the Open Theater's stage piece, Nightwalk. The performance was taped in a television studio, with no audience present
1969 Terminal 1996 an ensemble work ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A reworking of Susan Yankowitz' play Terminal, originally staged by the Open Theatre in 1969
[Interview with Joseph Chaikin] ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In a discussion moderated by his sister Shami Chaikin, director and playwright Joseph Chaikin reviews his life and career with his friends and collaborators Mira Rafalowicz and Anders Cato. Mr. Chaikin's work with the Open Theater, which he co-founded, is explored, including such performance pieces as Jean-Claude van Itallie's The serpent and Susan Yankowitz's Terminal. The theatrical history of Mr. Chaikin's adaptation of S. An-Ski's The dybbuk is examined, as are his collaborations with Sam Shepard, Samuel Beckett, and Arthur Miller. Ms. Chaikin contributes information about the near-fatal stroke Mr. Chaikin suffered in 1984, which caused him to become aphasic, and Mr. Cato, who met and began working with Mr. Chaikin after the stroke, describes the impact of Mr. Chaikin's disability on his directorial technique
The dybbuk between two worlds ( visu )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
I can't remember anything/The last yankee ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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
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
Mozart piano concertos, no. 19 and 20 ; conversation between Joseph Chaikin, Jean Claude van Itallie, Shami Chaikin and Karen Ludwig ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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