99 Cent Floating Theatre.

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Sponsored "lost cost" performances for Pittsburgh audiences of alternative or experimental theater and dance forms. Persons of note include: Jerzy Grotowski, Jerry Mayer, Charles Ludlam, Merdith Monk, Marty Arden, Joanne Akalaitis, Pat Carroll, Martha Chew, Ken Feit, Mario Fratti, John Harvey, Larry Kornfeld, Dan Lawrence, Linda Marcus, Richard Hughes, Ping Chong, Joe Pilato, Don Marinelli, Leon Katz, and Ron Wisniski. Theater companies of note include: Universal Movement Theatre Repertory, Theatre X (Chicago, Ill.), Theatre Rhinoceros (San Francisco), Theatre Express (Pittsburgh, Pa.), Mabou Mines (N.Y.C.), Stage One Theatre Lab, Siamsa (National Folk Theatre of Ireland), San Francisco Mime Troupe, Rhode Island Feminist Theatre, Red Clay Ramblers, Red Mole Enterprise, Pittsburgh Laboratory Theatre, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Pigeon Drop Theatre Company, Organic Theatre Company, Lost Nation Theatre, Illusion Theatre, Fiji Theatre, Bread and Puppet Theatre, Independent Eye (Lancaster, Pa.), Ridiculous Theatrical Company (N.Y.C.).

Theater companies (continued): Royal Dancers and Musicians from the Kingdom of Bhutan, Fujian Puppet Theatre, and The Performance Group.

From the description of Records, 1973-1982. (University of Pittsburgh). WorldCat record id: 31101606

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creatorOf 99 Cent Floating Theatre. Records, 1973-1982. University of Pittsburgh
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associatedWith Bread and Puppet Theater. corporateBody
associatedWith Carroll, Pat, 1927- person
associatedWith Chew, Martha. person
associatedWith Chong, Ping. person
associatedWith Feit, Ken, 1940-1981. person
associatedWith Fratti, Mario, 1927- person
associatedWith Grotowski, Jerzy, 1933-1999. person
associatedWith Illusion Theater Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Ludlam, Charles. person
associatedWith Mayer, Jerry. person
associatedWith Monk, Meredith. person
associatedWith Organic Theatre Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Performance Group. corporateBody
associatedWith Red Clay Ramblers. corporateBody
associatedWith Ridiculous Theatrical Company. corporateBody
associatedWith San Francisco Mime Troupe. corporateBody
associatedWith Theatre Rhinoceros (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival (Pittsburgh, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Theatre Arts. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Performing Arts
Performance art
Puppet theater
Experimental theater

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Active 1973

Active 1982

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