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Shulamis [videorecording] / [by Avrom Goldfaden] ; presented by the Harvard Yiddish Players ; directed by Debra Caplan and Cecelia Raker ; produced by Debra Caplan ; music directed by Lidiya Yankovskaya ; video production by Ben Pender-Cudlip ; produced in cooperation with the National Yiddish Theater - Folksbiene.

Edition:
[Widescreen presentation].
Publication:
[Cambridge, MA : Unrendered Films, 2009].
Format/Description:
Archive
1 videodisc (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Love -- Drama.
College theater -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge.
Theater, Yiddish -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge.
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Operas.
Performances.
Musicals.
Language:
Songs In Yiddish with subtitles in English; dialogue in English.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
"Love, deception and the question of revenge and forgiveness. Basically: how to deal with a broken promise and the problems that come from it."--Distributor's website. Avrom Goldfaden's Yiddish operetta first staged in 1882, based on the story of Shulamis and Avsholem, originally scored by Goldfaden himself and later rearranged by Isaac Schlossberg, is presented here with the score reconfigured by Zalmen Mlotek from fragments of the original discovered in 1980.
Participant:
Anton Eriera, Grace Field, Elliott Rosenbaum, Josh Wortzel, Nick Taft, Christie Lee Gibson, Aiko Ruch.
Credits:
Music, Zalmen Mlotek; choreographer, Gabrielle Orcha; translator, Nahma Sandrow.
Notes:
Videodisc release of a film of a live performances produced in December 2009.
"A Yiddish classic reimagined."--Container.
Aspect ratio 16:9.
Local notes:
Freedman Archive Collection. Disc V0224
Contributor:
Goldfaden, Abraham, 1840-1908 , Screenwriter, Composer, Librettist
Caplan, Debra. , Director, Producer
Raker, Cecelia. , Director
Sandrow, Nahma. , Translator
Mlotek, Zalmen. , Adapter, Composer
Yankovskaya, Lidiya. , Director
Orcha, Gabrielle. , Choreographer
Schlossberg, Isaac. , Composer
Eriera, Anton. , Actor, Singer
Field, Grace. , Actor, Singer
Rosenbaum, Elliott. , Actor, Singer
Wortzel, Josh. , Actor, Singer
Ruch, Aiko. , Dancer
Harvard Yiddish Players. , Producer
National Yiddish Theater - Folksbiene. , Producer
Unrendered Films. , Distributor
Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive.
OCLC:
695538154
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