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Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)

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Works: 196 works in 336 publications in 4 languages and 7,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Diaries 
Roles: Artist, Performer, Actor, Producer, Narrator
Classifications: PN2297.L5, 792
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The Living book of the Living Theatre ( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Founded in 1947, the Living Theatre is the oldest experimental theatre group still existing in the U.S. This book represents itself as a presentation of the group as much as a presentation of theatrical spectacle, noting that it is the essential philosophy of a group which overturned classic and experimental dramatic forms to replace them with political protest and moral anarchy. Within the book, the Living Theatre's point-of-view is expressed in words and photographs which alternate between daily life and the stage. Poetic and political statements alternate with the bulk of the book consisting of black and white images, varied in content but universal in their denunciation of the alienating structure of capitalist society
Theandric : Julian Beck's last notebooks by Julian Beck ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The connection by Shirley Clarke ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film version of the play The Connection, by Jack Gelber. The play is about drug addicts waiting for a heroin dealer to bring the drug necessary for them to make their "connection." Based on the Living Theatre production, as directed by Judith Malina and designed by Julian Beck, the film was shot in a drug addict's apartment in New York City
Signals through the flames by Living Theater ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film by Sheldon Rochlin and Maxine Harris outlining the tumultuous history of the famous experimental group, The Living Theatre
The living theater ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Living Theater Company performs "The brig dollar" and "The plague", two excerpts from "Mysteries and smaller pieces". Excerpts are introduced by founder-directors Julian Beck and Judith Malina, who discuss the goals of the work with arts critic Jack Kroll
The Brig by Jonas Mekas ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mekas filmed this play about a Marine Corps prison on the stage of the Living Theatre after it had been closed down by the police for tax evasion. He and the cast slipped into the theater through a coal chute and made the film in five hours. The furious rhythms of the play convey the inhumanity of military discipline with the raw force of a battle document
Paradise now ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This videotape was shot during the last presentations of Paradise Now in Brussels and before 7,000 spectators in the Berlin Sportspalast. Expressionistic coloring has been injected by electronic means. During the four hours of performance, a baccanal of forms and confrontations goes on in every part of the theater. Paradise Now is mind blowing and innovative blurring of the line between political action, psychotherapy, tribal ritual and experimental theatre
Paradise now The Living Theatre's collective creation ( Visual )
in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This videotape was shot during the last presentations of Paradise Now in Brussels and before 7,000 spectators in the Berlin Sportspalast. Expressionistic coloring has been injected by electronic means. During the four hours of performance, a baccanal of forms and confrontations goes on in every part of the theater. Paradise Now is mind blowing and innovative blurring of the line between political action, psychotherapy, tribal ritual and experimental theatre
Living on Third Street : plays of the Living Theatre, 1989-1992 by Hanon Reznikov ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living Theatre poems ( Book )
2 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paradise now; collective creation of the Living Theatre by N.Y.) Living Theatre (New York ( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Resist ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary directed by Dirk Szuszies (former Living Theatre member) about the Living Theatre, an experimental troop of anarcho-pacifists. The film follows the group to performances and non-violent protests around the world from Lebanon on the eve of Israel's expulsion, Genoa during the G-8 summit and protests, Times Square to protest the death penalty and Washington Square in New York at Ground Zero in the wake of 9/11as the country readies for war
Jonas Mekas by Jonas Mekas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walden : diaries, notes and sketches: The first long-form diary film. An ode to life, friendship and the community of New York in the 1960s
Emergency ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1968 the Living Theatre returned to America with a repertory of four new productions developed during their years of self-imposed exile in Europe. Their triumphant tour was in tune with the revolutionary aspirations of the late sixties, documented in this extraordinary film. Scenes from 'Mysteries and Smaller Pieces', 'Paradise Now' and 'Frankenstein', and Beck and Malina rehearsing the company are featured throughout."--Container
The Living Theatre in Europe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quattro spettacoli del Living Theatre : il metodo zero, Anarchia, Utopia, Il complesso capitale by Hanon Reznikov ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A floresta è jovem e cheja de vida by Luigi Nono ( Recording )
in Italian and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trois projets pilotes pour Le legs de Caïn : créations collectives du Living Theatre au Brésil by Judith Malina ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antigone by Bertolt Brecht ( )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Living book of the Living Theater ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Living
Living Theatre, New York
Living Theatre, Nova York
New York (N.Y.) Living Theatre
Languages
English (113)
French (13)
German (7)
Italian (3)
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