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New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage

Title
New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage, January 9 to February 10, 1988 [videorecording]
Publication
New York, 1988.

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Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (56 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Note
  • Dubbed compilation of segments taped off air.
  • No credits on tape; title supplied by cataloger.
  • Poor visual quality throughout tape.
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Segment one: The McCreary report, aired Channel 5, January 9, 1988, 9:00 a.m. Marian Etoile Watson interviews A.J. Antoon, director of A midsummer night's dream at the Public Theater. The production was the inaugural play in the New York Shakespeare Festival's Shakespeare Marathon, in which the entire Shakespeare canon was scheduled to be performed in six years. Antoon discusses his decision to set the play in turn-of-the-century Brazil, multiracial casting, and the experience of working with producer Joseph Papp. Brief performance footage, including F. Murray Abraham (Bottom), Carl Lumbly (Oberon), Elizabeth McGovern (Helena), Geoffrey Owens (Puck), and Lorraine Toussaint (Titania).
  • Segment two: Live at five, aired Channel 4, January 11, 1988, 5:00 p.m. Pia Lindstrom reviews A midsummer night's dream. Brief performance footage, including F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth McGovern, Bruce Norris (Demetrius), and Lorraine Toussaint.
  • Segment three: Ten o'clock news, aired Channel 5, January 12, 1988, 10:00 p.m. Stewart Klein reviews A midsummer night's dream. Brief performance footage, including F. Murray Abraham, Carl Lumbly, Elizabeth McGovern, Bruce Norris, and Geoffrey Owens.
  • Segment four: Channel two news at eleven, aired January 12, 1988, 11:00 p.m. Jane Velez-Mitchell reports on the opening of A midsummer night's dream. Brief segments from interviews with producer Joseph Papp and actors Blythe Danner and Martin Sheen. Brief performance footage, including Carl Lumbly, Geoffrey Owens, and Lorraine Toussaint.
  • Segment five: Channel seven news, aired January 13, 1988, 5:00 p.m. Report on A midsummer night's dream. Brief segments from interviews with cast member Geoffrey Owens, actors Martin Sheen and Jerry Stiller, and producer Joseph Papp.
  • Segment six: Entertainment tonight, aired Channel 9, January 13, 1988, 8:30 p.m. Report on A midsummer night's dream. Brief segments from interviews with cast members F. Murray Abraham and Elizabeth McGovern, as well as actors Blythe Danner, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Martin Sheen. Brief performance footage, including F. Murray Abraham, Carl Lumbly, Elizabeth McGovern, Bruce Norris, and Geoffrey Owens.
  • Segment seven: Entertainment tonight, aired Channel 9, January 26, 1988, 8:30 p.m. Tony Harris interviews actor Christine Lahti about her roles in the films Housekeeping and Stacking, the latter of which was screened at the New York Shakespeare Festival film festival, Film at the Public. Includes footage from both films.
  • Segment eight: At the movies, aired Channel 11, January 31, 1988, 2:00 a.m. Bill Harris and Rex Reed review the film Stacking, starring Christine Lahti. Footage from the film.
  • Segment nine: Ten o'clock news, aired Channel 5, January 17, 1988, 10:00 p.m. Marian Etoile Watson interviews Christine Lahti about her roles in the films Housekeeping and Stacking.
  • Segment ten: Best talk in town, aired Channel 13, February 3, 1988, 11:00 a.m. Report on the tenth anniversary of the New York Shakespeare film festival, Film at the Public. Segments from interviews with Joseph Papp and film program director Fabiano Canosa. Montage of footage from the films featured in the Festival.
  • Segment eleven: Eyewitness news, aired Channel 7, February 5, 1988, 5:00 p.m. Garrett Glaser reports on the opening of the Broadway production of Caryl Churchill's play Serious money at the Royale Theater. The play had originally run off-Broadway at the Public Theater. Segments from interview with cast member Alec Baldwin (Grimes/Billy Corman). Brief performance footage of Baldwin and cast.
  • Segment twelve: Channel seven news, aired February 9, 1988, 11:00 p.m. Joel Siegel reviews the Broadway production of Serious money. Brief performance footage, including Alec Baldwin, Melinda Mullins (Scilla Todd/Ms. Biddulph), Kate Nelligan (Marylou Baines), and John Pankow (Zuckerman).
  • Segment thirteen: News four New York, aired Channel 4, February 9, 1988, 11:00 p.m. Pia Lindstrom reviews the Broadway production of Serious money. Brief performance footage, including Alec Baldwin, Kate Nelligan, and John Pankow. Poor audio quality.
  • Segment fourteen: Channel two news, aired February 9, 1988, 11:00 p.m. Dennis Cunningham reviews the Broadway production of Serious money. Brief performance footage.
  • Segment fifteen: Live at five, aired Channel 4, 5:00 p.m. Precise airdate unknown, likely aired early February 1988. Sue Simmons interviews Alec Baldwin about his role in the Broadway production of Serious money. Brief performance footage of Baldwin, Kate Nelligan, and John Pankow.
Call Number
NCOX 5224
OCLC
NYPT03-F113
Title
New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage, January 9 to February 10, 1988 [videorecording]
Imprint
New York, 1988.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Summary
Compilation of television coverage related to the New York Shakespeare Festival. Fifteen segments from New York City, aired January 9 to February 10, 1988.
Added Author
Abraham, F. Murray, actor.
Abraham, F. Murray, interviewee.
Antoon, A. J. (Alfred Joseph), 1944-1992, interviewee.
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- actor.
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- interviewee.
Canosa, Fabiano, interviewee.
Cunningham, Dennis (Dennis M.), reviewer.
Danner, Blythe, interviewee.
Glaser, Garrett, reporter.
Harris, Bill, reviewer.
Harris, Tony, interviewer.
Klein, Stewart, 1933-1999, reviewer.
Lahti, Christine, actor.
Lahti, Christine, interviewee.
Lindstrom, Pia, reviewer.
Lumbly, Carl, actor.
Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth, interviewee.
McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961- actor.
McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961- interviewee.
Mullins, Melinda, actor.
Nelligan, Kate, 1951- actor.
Norris, Bruce, actor.
Owens, Geoffrey, actor.
Owens, Geoffrey, interviewee.
Pankow, John, actor.
Papp, Joseph, interviewee.
Reed, Rex, reviewer.
Sheen, Martin, interviewee.
Siegel, Joel, 1943-2007, reviewer.
Simmons, Sue, interviewer.
Stiller, Jerry, interviewee.
Toussaint, Lorraine, 1960- actor.
Velez-Mitchell, Jane, reporter.
Watson, Marian Etoile, interviewer.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Added Title
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5224
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