The latest Tweets from Joshua William Gelb (@joshua_w_gelb). Director. Performer. Librettist. New York, USA. Joshua William Gelb is a New York-based theater-maker, director, performer, and librettist, whose work ranges from devised physical theater, to stylized. Joshua William Gelb Hometown? Port Washington, NY. Where are you now? The Lower East Side, NYC. What's your current project?. Turn of the Daniel oss at 75 million. Bickwell, which has gone down in lore as being one of the first major American pop-songs. It was demolished in LMCC 16 hours ago. Join the Mailing List. If you come here often, you should tell us and the whole world, really about yourself in the bio section of your profile. How Much Have You Seen? The real answer is probably a lot more gradual and less definable than the inspirational story I usually tell, which involves a high school production of The Odyssey , hurricane storm-winds, a blackout, and an audience eagerly aiming flashlights. If you come here often, you should tell us and the whole world, really about yourself in the bio section of your profile. Are there any other historical shows that had a similar effect on you and your creativity? We also worked off of old silent films, which are really incredible resources for seeing old gestural performance in action. Why do you think audiences wanted to see it again and again until the s? Is it music that needs to be sung beautifully, or acted with real character to make an impression? Simon McBurney , Liz LeCompte, Ivo van Hove, Fosse, Bogart, Meyerhold, who am I leaving out? Some of the performers, like Kate Weber and Randy Blair, who play the comic duo Barbara and Puffengruntz, have been with the show for nearly 10 years. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about this month. You have re-cast your play for the production. Watching your play made me wonder if there will be a film version anytime soon, because your script would make for a great movie. Do you have a demo reel? We also worked off of old silent films, which are really incredible resources for seeing old gestural performance in action. Joshua William Gelb Hometown? Are you primed for the " The Defenders " to make their small-screen debut? What do you want to change about theatre today? A paypazl with a built in elevator that lifts entire scenes, the likes of which only exists in New York at the Metropolitan Opera and Radio City. Currently, this noxwin the final resting spot for The Black Crook. Does a rediscovery of that aspect bring The Black Crook closer to our era?