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Edward Weiss papers concerning The Onyx Fool, 1984

Edward Weiss papers concerning The Onyx Fool, 1984

Weiss, Edward

Performance artist, Playwright

Collection Information

Size: 0.3 linear feet

Summary: A script and table of contents for thirteen episodes of the serial, "The Onyx Fool," performed at 8BC club and Playhouse, in New York; an event calendar for 8BC featuring "The Onyx Fool"; original artwork and poster advertisements for the performance; two photographs and one negative of the performance; and 3 slides used to project images on a screen behind the stage used to paint a set design.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Weiss is a visual and performance artist and playwright in New York, New York and Baltimore, Md. Weiss wrote and directed "The Onyx Fool" in 1984. Episodes 1-6 occurred at 8BC and episodes 7-9 occurred at Grove Street Playhouse, New York, N.Y.


Donated 2016 by Edward Weiss.

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