Video Work: Documentation of "Measure for Measure" (1974)


This video documents the 1974 La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club production of “Measure for Measure”. The production was directed by Franz Marijnen and John Ricker from the play by William Shakespeare. It was was performed by the theater company Camera Obscura, which was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This video was originally shot using a Portapak camera, and camera originals are spread across two separate half-inch open reels (numbered D40 and D41 in La MaMa’s collection).

Video documentation of the 1973 production of “Measure for Measure” at La MaMa is contained on Reels C62 and C63 in La MaMa’s collection.

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