Video Work: Documentation of "Architect and the Emperor of Assyria" (1976)


This video documents the 1976 La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club production of “The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria”. The production was written by Fernando Arrabal and directed by Tom O’Horgan. It featured the Nelly Vivas Company, and starred Ron Perlman. This video was originally shot using a Portapak camera, and camera originals are spread across two separate half-inch open reels (numbered F32 and F33 in La MaMa’s collection).

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