Einstein on the Beach – Theatre du Chatelet, Paris (01.2014)


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folks,
here is an MP4 converted from the online streaming available in France until July 2014. As I'm not sure people from aboard can watch it, here you are. Enjoy the first entire video recording of this masterpiece created in 1976 in Avignon.

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Einstein on the Beach
An opera in four acts
Philip Glass - Robert Wilson

Entire Performance, 7th of January 2014
Live video recording at Theatre du Chatelet - Paris
(Broadcast director - Don Kent)

In English, no intermission

Direction / Set and Light Design
Robert Wilson

Music et lyrics
Philip Glass

Choreography
Lucinda Childs

Libretto
Christopher Knowles
Samuel M. Johnson
Lucinda Childs

Music Director / Conductor
Michael Riesman

Co-Director
Ann-Christin Rommen

Directing Associate
Charles Otte

Cast
Helga Davis, Kate Moran, Antoine Silverman, Jasper Newell, Charles Williams


Music Performed by
Philip Glass Ensemble and Chorus

Dance Performed by
The Lucinda Childs Dance

Lighting
Urs Schoenebaum

Sound
Kurt Munkasci

Costumes
Carlos Soto

Hair/Make-Up
Luc Vershueren


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The work is structured as follows:



Knee Play 1


Act 1




Scene 1 – Train




Scene 2 – Trial 1






Entrance






"Mr. Bojangles"






"All Men Are Equal"


Knee Play 2


Act 2




Scene 1 – Dance 1




Scene 2 – Night Train


Knee Play 3


Act 3




Scene 1 – Trial 2/Prison






"Prematurely Air-Conditioned Supermarket"






Ensemble






"I Feel the Earth Move"




Scene 2 – Dance 2


Knee Play 4


Act 4




Scene 1 – Building




Scene 2 – Bed






Cadenza






Prelude






Aria




Scene 3 – Spaceship


Knee Play 5