Video Work: Documentation of "He Wants Shih!" (1973)


This video documents the 1973 La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club workshop of Rochelle Owens’ “He Wants Shih!”. The workshop was directed by Andrei Serban, with music by Elizabeth Swados. This video was originally shot using a Portapak camera, and camera originals are spread across three separate half-inch open reels (number C31, C32, and C33 in La MaMa’s collection). This video documents a workshop, not a performance. The play was never performed for an audience at La MaMa.

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Recording date: May 1973
1/2 inch open reel, Mp4
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