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New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage

Title
New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage, April 24 to July 29, 1987 [videorecording]
Publication
New York ; Washington, D.C., 1987.

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Additional Authors
  • Abraham, F. Murray
  • Astaire, Fred.
  • Blumenfeld, Remy
  • Bogosian, Eric
  • Buckley, Betty
  • Chapman, Robin S.
  • Cole, David
  • Cook, Barbara
  • Crable, Deborah
  • Delacorte, George T. (George Thomas), 1893-1991
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Gelb, Barbara
  • Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955-
  • Gray, Spalding, 1941-2004
  • Hamlisch, Marvin.
  • Klein, Stewart, 1933-1999
  • Licht, Judy
  • MacNicol, Peter, 1954-
  • Mason, Jackie
  • O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
  • Papp, Gail Merrifield
  • Papp, Joseph
  • Rose, Charlie
  • Rosenn, Eno
  • Sawyer, Forrest
  • Simmons, Sue
  • Tomlin, Lily
  • Turner, Kathleen, 1954-
  • Vance, Danitra
  • Wilson, Arthur T., 1945-
  • Wincott, Eric, 1959-
  • New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Description
1 videodisc (DVD) (63 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Compilation of television coverage related to the New York Shakespeare Festival. Thirteen segments from New York City and Washington, D.C., aired April 24 to July 29, 1987.
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.
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • Segment one: CNN news, aired Channel 31, April 24, 1987, 5:00 p.m. Report on William Shakespeare's 423rd birthday with clips of passersby asked to recite from his plays.
  • Segment two: Ten minute windows, aired WNYC-31, airdate unknown. Feature on the Playwriting in the Schools project sponsored by the New York Shakespeare Festival. Brief excerpts from interviews with Joseph Papp and Gail Merrifeld of the NYSF and playwright Arthur Wilson. Segment produced by Marcia Rock and produced in cooperation with the New York University Department of Journalism and the WNYC Foundation.
  • Segment three: Ten o'clock news, aired Channel 5, May 29, 1987, 10:00 p.m. Stewart Klein reviews Talk radio. Includes performance footage of Eric Bogosian (Barry Champlain) and Michael Wincott (Kent).
  • Segment four: 1987 Tony awards, aired CBS, June 7, 1987, 9:30 p.m. Kathleen Turner introduces a tribute to regional theaters, including a montage containing still photographs of New York Shakespeare Festival productions.
  • Segment five: CBS news nightwatch, aired Channel 2, June 11, 1987, 2:00 a.m. Charlie Rose interviews actor Colleen Dewhurst about her role in Barbara Gelb's play My Gene, the playwright Eugene O'Neill, his wife Carlotta Monterey, O'Neill's attitudes towards women, and Dewhurst's reputation as an interpreter of O'Neill's work. Dewhurst also recites a monologue from Strange interlude. Includes performance footage from My Gene. The second part of this interview appears on NCOX 5222.
  • Segment six: Showbiz today, aired CNN, June 11, 1987, 6:30 p.m. Report on the growing popularity of talk radio. Includes brief performance footage of Eric Bogosian in Talk radio.
  • Segment seven: News seven late edition, aired WJLA-TV, Washington, D.C., June 15, 1987, 11:00 p.m. Robin Chapman interviews Colleen Dewhurst and Barbara Gelb, star and author of the play My Gene. Includes performance footage. Directed by Vince Keys, produced by Patrice Jordan.
  • Segment eight: CBS news special, Fred Astaire: an American classic, aired Channel 2, June 22, 1987, 11:30 p.m. Segment opens with footage from that evening's performance of A chorus line, including an announcement that the performance was dedicated to Fred Astaire.
  • Segment nine: CBS evening news, aired June 7, 1987, 6:00 p.m. Forrest Sawyer reports on the profusion of one-person shows in the current theatrical season. Includes brief performance footage of Eric Bogosian in Drinking in America, David Cale in The redthroats, Barbara Cook in Barbara Cook: a concert for the theatre, Colleen Dewhurst in My Gene, Whoopi Goldberg in Whoopi Goldberg, Spalding Gray in Swimming to Cambodia, Jackie Mason in Jackie Mason's the world according to me!, Eno Rosenn in Eno, and Lily Tomlin in The search for signs of intelligent life in the universe. Includes performance footage from Les misérables and Starlight express. Brief segments from interviews with Mason and producer Joseph Papp.
  • Segment ten: Ten o'clock News, aired WNYW-NY, Channel 5, July 1, 1987, 10:00 p.m. Judy Licht reports on the 25th anniversary of the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Segments from interview with Joseph Papp. Includes still photos from past productions and brief performance and rehearsal footage of Richard II starring Peter MacNichol.
  • Segment eleven: Ebony Jet showcase, aired June 20, 1987. Host Deborah Crabel interviews actor Danitra Vance about her career and her performance in The colored museum. Includes performance footage of The colored museum.
  • Segment twelve: News nine primetime, aired July 28 or 29, 1987. Remy Blumenfeld reports on the 25th anniversary party for the Delacorte Theater, held at Tavern on the Green in Central Park. Brief segments from interviews with Joseph Papp and actors F. Murray Abraham, Betty Buckley (misidentified on this program as Pat Buckley), and Colleen Dewhurst.
  • Segment thirteen: News four live at five, aired WNBC-NY, July 29, 1986, 5:00 p.m. Sue Simmons reports on the dual celebration for the 25th anniversary of the Delacorte Theater and the 93rd birthday of philantropist George Delacorte. Brief excerpt from interview with Delacorte. Footage from the party at Tavern on the Green.
Call Number
NCOX 5221
OCLC
NYPT03-F110
Title
New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage, April 24 to July 29, 1987 [videorecording]
Imprint
New York ; Washington, D.C., 1987.
Series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Added Author
Abraham, F. Murray, interviewee.
Astaire, Fred.
Blumenfeld, Remy, reporter.
Bogosian, Eric, actor.
Buckley, Betty, interviewee.
Chapman, Robin S., interviewer.
Cole, David, actor.
Cook, Barbara, performer.
Crable, Deborah, interviewer.
Delacorte, George T. (George Thomas), 1893-1991, interviewee.
Dewhurst, Colleen, actor.
Dewhurst, Colleen, interviewee.
Gelb, Barbara, interviewee.
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955- actor.
Gray, Spalding, 1941-2004, actor.
Hamlisch, Marvin. Chorus line.
Klein, Stewart, 1933-1999, reviewer.
Licht, Judy, reporter.
MacNicol, Peter, 1954- actor.
Mason, Jackie, actor.
Mason, Jackie, interviewee.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Strange interlude.
Papp, Gail Merrifield, interviewee.
Papp, Joseph, interviewee.
Rose, Charlie, interviewer.
Rosenn, Eno, performer.
Sawyer, Forrest, reporter.
Simmons, Sue, reporter.
Tomlin, Lily, actor.
Turner, Kathleen, 1954- speaker.
Vance, Danitra, interviewee.
Vance, Danitra, performer.
Wilson, Arthur T., 1945- interviewee.
Wincott, Eric, 1959- actor.
New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5221
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