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Rockaby

Synopsis
Shows the process of bringing Samuel Beckett’s short play ‘Rockaby’ to the stage, including early informal discussions, costuming, lighting and rehearsals. Concludes with a complete performance of the work with Billie Whitelaw as an old woman coming to terms with death.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video; Videocasstte. VHS (NTSC). col. 58 min.
Year of production
1982
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: US$149.00 (+p&p)
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Beckett, Samuel (1906-1989); drama in English; performances

Credits

Director
Chris Hegedus; D A Pennebaker
Writer
Samuel Beckett
Cast
Billie Whitelaw 

Distributor

Name

Insight Media

Email
custserv@insight-media.com
Web
http://www.insight-media.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 212 721 6316
Fax
+1 212 799 5309
Address
2162 Broadway
New York
NY 10024 6621
USA
Notes
US-based distributor of an extensive range of DVD, video and CD-ROM titles for university, secondary and vocational education. Catalogue divided into the following sections: Architecture & Design; Business & Economics; Communication; Counselling & Social Work; Drama, Music & Dance; Education; Engineering; Language & Culture; Nursing & Allied Health; Physical Education; Science & Agriculture; Social Sciences. A recent development is a dedicated video-on-demand website http://www.insight-media-digital.com/ which includes a particularly strong nursing library.

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