PARADISE NOW: A COLLECTIVE CREATION OF THE LIVING THEATRE by Marty Topp DVD
*** "Arthur Magazine proudly presents our newest release Paradise Now: The Living Theatre in Amerika DVD featuring rare, never-before-distributed films and a bacchanal of revolutionary multimedia documents from The Living Theatre's historic and influential '68-'69 American tour. A fulminating art-meets-life installation brought to you in collaboration with The Living Theatre, The Ira Cohen Akashic Project and Saturnalia Media Rites of the Dreamweapon. Transform your living, work or performance space... hit play, but don't say we didn't warn you! DVD includes: Paradise Now: The Living Theatre in Amerika (1969) a film by Marty Topp, produced by Ira Cohen for Universal Mutant; Emergency (1968) a film by Gwen Brown, featuring precious footage of Living Theatre productions Mysteries and smaller pieces, Paradise Now, and Frankenstein; rare photographs of Paradise Now at Brooklyn Academy of Music by Don Snyder; the map of Paradise Now, a 14'' x 19'' double-sided, commemorative poster + 'zine including texts by Antonin Artaud, Julian Beck, Judith Malina, Ira Cohen and Don Snyder."