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New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage

Title
New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage, May 23 to June 20, 1986 [videorecording]
Publication
New York, 1986.

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Additional Authors
  • Abraham, F. Murray
  • Cafferty, Jack
  • Close, Glenn, 1947-
  • Cunningham, Dennis (Dennis M.)
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987
  • Gifford, Kathie Lee, 1953-
  • Holmes, Rupert
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Kurtz, Swoosie
  • Laine, Cleo
  • Leach, Wilford, 1929-1988
  • Lemmon, Jack
  • Licht, Judy
  • Lindstrom, Pia
  • Macchio, Ralph, 1961-
  • McCann, Elizabeth I. (Elizabeth Ireland), 1931-
  • McGillin, Howard
  • Papp, Joseph
  • Peters, Bernadette
  • Philbin, Regis
  • Rose, George, 1920-1988
  • Rupert, Michael
  • Schneider, Jana
  • Tomlin, Rose
  • Young, Burt
  • New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (59 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Compilation of television coverage related to the New York Shakespeare Festival. Ten segments from New York City, aired May 23 to June 20, 1986.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Series Statement
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Interviews.
  • Television.
  • Television special.
Note
  • Dubbed compilation of segments taped off air.
  • No credits on tape; title supplied by cataloger.
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Segment one: Ten o'clock news, aired Channel 5, May 23, 1986, 10:00 p.m. Judy Licht interviews actor George Rose, star of The mystery of Edwin Drood. Includes performance footage from The mystery of Edwin Drood and excerpts from a commercial for The pirates of Penzance.
  • Segment two: 40th annual Tony awards, aired CBS, Channel 2, June 1, 1986. Excerpts from the broadcast featuring the five awards won by The mystery of Edwin Drood. Acceptance speeches by Rupert Holmes (score, book), Wilford Leach (director), George Rose (actor in a musical), and Joseph Papp (producer/best musical). George Rose and cast perform There you are and Don't quit while you're ahead.
  • Segment three: VH1, The mystery of Edwin Drood contest video. Commercial for VH1's The mystery of Edwin Drood contest. Contestants are asked to correctly guess VH1's choice for the murderer in The mystery of Edwin Drood.
  • Segment four: News, aired CBS, Channel 2, aired May-June 1986. Precise airdate unknown. Dennis Cunningham discusses the Public Theater and then reviews the current production of Cuba and his Teddy bear. Brief performance footage from A chorus line; The mystery of Edwin Drood; Hamlet, with Kevin Kline; and Cuba and his Teddy bear, with Robert De Niro (Cuba), Ralph Macchio (Teddy), and Burt Young (Jackie).
  • Segment five: News, aired CBS, Channel 2, June 1, 1986. Dennis Cunningham reports on the 40th annual Tony awards, to be given out that evening's upcoming Tony awards broadcast. Includes brief performance footage of The house of blue leaves, with Swoosie Kurtz; Long day's journey into Night, with Jack Lemmon; The mystery of Edwin Drood; The search for signs of intelligent life in the universe, with Lily Tomlin; and Song and dance, with Bernadette Peters.
  • Segment six: News, aired CBS, Channel 2, June 2, 1986. Dennis Cunningham reports on the winners of the 40th annual Tony awards. Brief segments from interviews with winners Bob Fosse, Rupert Holmes, Swoosie Kurtz, Joseph Papp, Bernadette Peters, and Lily Tomlin. Brief footage of the post-show party.
  • Segment seven: Live at five, aired NBC, Channel 4, June 6, 1986. Jack Cafferty interviews composer/lyricist Rupert Holmes, critic Pia Lindstrom, producer Liz McCann, and actor/composer Michael Rupert about the current state of Broadway theater.
  • Segment eight: Name of show and airdate unknown. Report on the popularity of mysteries. Coverage of a party at the Mystery Writers of America headquarters. Includes performance footage of The mystery of Edwin Drood, focusing on the audience vote, with the character John Jasper (played by Howard McGillin) elected as the killer.
  • Segment nine: Name of show and airdate unknown. Possibly videotaped for British television. Report on The mystery of Edwin Drood as performed in Central Park. Brief segments from interviews with actors George Rose and Cleo Laine and audience member Glenn Close. Performance footage, including the audience vote, with the character Helena Landless (played by Jana Schneider) elected as the killer.
  • Segment ten: The morning show, aired Channel 7, June 20, 1986, 9:00 a.m. Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford interview actor F. Murray Abraham. Abraham mentions that his is playing Malvolio in the New York Shakespeare Festival production of Twelfth night.
Call Number
NCOX 5216
OCLC
NYPT03-F105
Title
New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage, May 23 to June 20, 1986 [videorecording]
Imprint
New York, 1986.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Added Author
Abraham, F. Murray, interviewee.
Cafferty, Jack, interviewer.
Close, Glenn, 1947- interviewee.
Cunningham, Dennis (Dennis M.), reviewer.
Cunningham, Dennis (Dennis M.), reporter.
De Niro, Robert, actor.
Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987, interviewee.
Gifford, Kathie Lee, 1953- interviewer.
Holmes, Rupert, honoree.
Holmes, Rupert, interviewee.
Kline, Kevin, actor
Kurtz, Swoosie, interviewee.
Kurtz, Swoosie, actor.
Laine, Cleo, interviewee.
Laine, Cleo, performer.
Leach, Wilford, 1929-1988, honoree.
Lemmon, Jack, actor.
Licht, Judy, interviewer.
Licht, Judy, reporter.
Lindstrom, Pia, interviewee.
Macchio, Ralph, 1961- actor.
McCann, Elizabeth I. (Elizabeth Ireland), 1931- interviewee.
McGillin, Howard, performer.
Papp, Joseph, honoree.
Papp, Joseph, interviewee.
Peters, Bernadette, interviewee.
Peters, Bernadette, performer.
Philbin, Regis, interviewer.
Rose, George, 1920-1988, honoree.
Rose, George, 1920-1988, interviewee.
Rupert, Michael, interviewee.
Schneider, Jana, performer.
Tomlin, Rose, actor.
Tomlin, Rose, interviewee.
Young, Burt, actor.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5216
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