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Video Work: Documentation of "Play By Play" (1972)

Description: This video documents “Play-By-Play: A Spectacle of Ourselves,” La Mama’s holiday show in December 1972. The production was written by Robert Patrick and directed by Paul Foster. Patrick had directed the previous year’s holiday show, “The La MaMa Christmas Show,” in December 1971. This video was originally shot using a Portapak camera, and camera originals are spread across two separate half-inch open reels (numbered B54 and B55 in La MaMa’s collection).

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Recording date: December 1972
Language: English
Identifier: OBJ.1972.0166
Measurements: ()
LCSH Names Authority: La Mama Experimental Theatre Club
Patrick, Robert, 1937-
Foster, Paul, 1931-
LCSH Subjects: Off Off-Broadway theater
Audio-visual materials
Gay dramatists
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Paul Foster (director)
Ford Foundation (contributor)
Bobby Kubera (performer)
Denny Leone (performer)
Irving Metzman (performer)
Robert Patrick (playwright)
Joseph Pichette (performer)
Deborah Rush (performer)
Charles Terrel (designer)
M A Whiteside (performer)
Steve Whitson (designer)
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