Video Work: Documentation of "Cotton Club Gala" (1975b)


This video documents the December 1975 La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club production of “Cotton Club Gala.” The production featured performers The Original Hoofers, Aaron Bell and the Ellington Alumni, Larl Becham and La Soubrettes, Tony Azito, Denise Rogers, and others, and with Eric Concklin as Maitre’d. Ellen Stewart welcomes the audience to La MaMa and introduces the production. This video was originally shot using a Portapak camera.

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