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Vernel Bagneris Oral History Materials

Higher Level Record: MSS 766
Call Number: MSS 766.29
Title: Vernel Bagneris Oral History Materials
Creator: Bagneris, Vernel, b. 1949 (interviewee)
Date of Creation: 2016-2018
Extent: Sound recording: 2 WAV files (65 min.) : digital
Transcript: 33 pp. : digital
Motion pictures: 1 MOV file (0:04:25) : digital
Object Name: oral histories (document genres)
WAVE (format)
digital audio
motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Type: Oral Histories
Moving Images
Language: English
Biography/History: Vernel Bagneris (b. 1949) is a playwright, director, actor, singer and dancer from the Seventh Ward. Bagneris is best known for his production of One Mo' Time, as well as roles in Pennies From Heaven, Down By Law and the HBO show Treme.
Scope and Content: Vernel Bagneris was interviewed by Mark Cave for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project on August 11, 2016. The conversation largely centers on One Mo' Time, the musical written by Bagneris which premiered in the French Quarter. Also included in this series are an audio segment produced by WWNO from the interview and a video segment which combines the WWNO audio with photographs.
Notes: Vernel Bagneris Oral History Materials, 2016-2018, for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project, MSS 766, Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Multimedia: How 'One Mo' Time' Went From One Night Only To Sold Out Show (WWNO "NOLA Life Stories" radio segment)
Restrictions: Open. Records are available for consultation.
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Collection Theme(s): Theatre
Music and Performing Arts
Subjects: Bagneris, Vernel, b. 1949 -- More information
Stark, Mike, 1939-1998 -- More information
Rockmore, Noel, 1928-1995 -- More information
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 -- More information
Gallery Circle Theatre (New Orleans, La.) -- More information
Free Southern Theater -- More information
Clevenger, JoAnn, b. 1939 -- More information
French Quarter (New Orleans, La.)
Seventh Ward (New Orleans, La.)
Theater -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Theaters -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Artists -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Related Manuscripts &
Gallery Circle Theatre Collection MSS 197
Vernel Bagneris collection MSS 883
Related Artwork &
Vernel Bagneris 1985.254.77
Barry Martyn Interview with Vernel Bagneris 2011.0415
Original cast of One Mo' Time, Topsy Chapman, Thais Clark, Sylvia "Kuumba" Williams, and Vernel Bagneris, Economy Hall, 1988 2000.78.8.224
How 'One Mo' Time' Went From One Night Only To Sold Out Show 2020.0045.1.32
Related Bibliographic Items: Rejoice when you die : the New Orleans jazz funerals / photographs by Leo Touchet ; text by Vernel Bagneris ; introduction by Ellis L. Marsalis, Jr. 98-334-RL
Lower Level Records: MSS 766.29.1; Oral History with Vernel Bagneris, 2016 August 11, Item Level.
MSS 766.29.2; How 'One Mo' Time' Went From One Night Only To Sold Out Show, Item Level.
MSS 766.29.3; Vernel Bagneris video, Item Level.
Accession Number: 2016.0418