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PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 26.2 (2004) 47-51



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Breuer as Director
Portfolio of Mabou Mines productions

Lee Breuer


The Red Horse Animation, originally presented at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1970. Photo: Courtesy Babette Mangolte." width="350" height="238" />
Figure 1
The Red Horse Animation, originally presented at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1970. Photo: Courtesy Babette Mangolte.




The B.Beaver Animation, jointly premiered at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and at Theater for the New City, New York, in 1974. Photo: Babette Mangolte." width="350" height="235" />
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The B.Beaver Animation, jointly premiered at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and at Theater for the New City, New York, in 1974. Photo: Babette Mangolte.





Figure 3
The Lost Ones, one of several 1974 Mabou Mines productions of works by Samuel Beckett. Photo: Courtesy Mabou Mines.





Figure 4
Mabou Mines premiered The Shaggy Dog Animation at the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater in 1978. Photo: Courtesy Donna Gray.


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Figure 5
Set designs for The Shaggy Dog Animation were based on concepts by Gordon Matta-Clark. Photo: Courtesy David Stark.




The Shaggy Dog Animation were William Raymond, Ruth Maleczech, Linda Wolfe, Terry O'Reilly, and JoAnne Akalaitis. Photo: Courtesy Johan Elbers." width="253" height="350" />
Figure 6
In the cast of The Shaggy Dog Animation were William Raymond, Ruth Maleczech, Linda Wolfe, Terry O'Reilly, and JoAnne Akalaitis. Photo: Courtesy Johan Elbers.




A Prelude to Death in Venice, with Bill Raymond. Photo: Courtesy Donna Grey. width=" 350"="350"" height="228" width="350" />
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A Prelude to Death in Venice, with Bill Raymond. Photo: Courtesy Donna Grey.




Sister Suzie Cinema featured 14 Karat Soul and the Original Soulstirrers at the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater, 1981. Photo: Courtesy Nona Hatay." width="350" height="232" />
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Sister Suzie Cinema featured 14 Karat Soul and the Original Soulstirrers at the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater, 1981. Photo: Courtesy Nona Hatay.


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Gospel at Colonus, a 1983 work based on Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus, featured Morgan Freeman and Clarence Fountain and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama in the Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave production. Photo: Courtesy Beatriz Schiller." width="249" height="350" />
Figure 9
The Gospel at Colonus, a 1983 work based on Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus, featured Morgan Freeman and Clarence Fountain and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama in the Brooklyn Academy of Music Next Wave production. Photo: Courtesy Beatriz Schiller.




The Warrior Ant, created by Lee Breuer and Bob Telson, presented at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 1988. Photo: Courtesy Linda Alaniz." width="283" height="350" />
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The Warrior Ant, created by Lee Breuer and Bob Telson, presented at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 1988. Photo: Courtesy Linda Alaniz.




Lear was presented at the Triplex Performing Arts Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College in 1990. Photo: Courtesy Beatriz Schiller." width="257" height="350" />
Figure 11
The cross-gendered adaptation of Lear was presented at the Triplex Performing Arts Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College in 1990. Photo: Courtesy Beatriz Schiller.


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Peter & Wendy, adapted by Liza Lorwin from the J.M. Barrie novel, was presented at the New Victory Theatre on 42nd St., New York City. Photo: Courtesy Richard Termine." width="350" height="251" />
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A scene from the 1996 work Peter & Wendy, adapted by Liza Lorwin from the J.M. Barrie novel, was presented at the New Victory Theatre on 42nd St., New York City. Photo: Courtesy Richard Termine.




Ecco Porco was performed at P.S. 122 in 2000. Photo: Courtesy Daniel Kundi." width="350" height="220" />
Figure 13
Ecco Porco was performed at P.S. 122 in 2000. Photo: Courtesy Daniel Kundi.


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Figure 14
Mabou Mines Dollhouse, adapted from A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, opened at St. Ann's Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY, in 2003. Photos: Courtesy Richard Termine





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Mabou Mines Dollhouse, adapted from A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen...

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ISSN
1537-9477
Print ISSN
1520-281X
Pages
pp. 47-51
Launched on MUSE
2004-04-15
Open Access
No
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