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Working in the theatre. Performance [and] Design (two episodes). [videorecording]

Title
Working in the theatre. Performance [and] Design (two episodes). [videorecording] / City University Television presents the American Theatre Wing seminars ; produced by Isabelle Stevenson for ATW ; [and] Bob Isaacson and Lincoln V. Walters for CUNY ; directed by Bob Isaacson ; produced for CUNY-TV.
Publication
New York : CUNY-TV, 1985.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (186 min.) : sd., col; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Series Statement
  • American Theatre Wing working in the theatre series
  • Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Uniform Title
American Theatre Wing seminars.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Panel discussions.
  • Television.
Note
  • This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
  • On tape with: Design.
  • The second portion of this video ("Design") is also available separately on NCOX 1342.
  • Credits on tape.
  • Program One: American Theatre Wing Working in the theatre seminar. Performance (91 min.). Hosted and moderated by Isabelle Stevenson, president, American Theatre Wing. Moderators: Jean Dalrymple, director American Theatre Wing and George White, director, O'Neill Foundation. Panelists: theatrical agent Lionel Larner and actors Matthew Broderick, Jim Dale, Rosemary Harris, Charles Dutton and Glenda Jackson. Discussion includes the panelists' various experiences working in the theater and performing in such shows as Biloxi Blues, Joe Egg, Pack of Lies, Ma Rainey's Black bottom and Strange interlude. The discussion is followed by question and answer session with audience members.
  • Program Two: American Theatre Wing Working in the theatre seminar. Design (95 min.). Hosted and moderated by Isabelle Stevenson. Panelists: Joseph Maharam, president, Joseph Maharam Foundation; Joseph Papp, producer/director New York Shakespeare Festival; producer Lee Breuer; director Wiliam Raymond; designers Allen Lee Hughes, Leslie Taylor, Herman Chessid and Patricia Zipprodt; theater critic Mel Gussow; Henry Hewes; and Jean Dalrymple. The panelists discuss their experiences in designing sets, costumes and lighting for the theater. Papp and Maharam present the 1982-83 Joseph Maharam Foundation Awards for Theater Design to members of the experimental theater collective Mabou Mines for the works Cold Harbor, Hajj, and Company; to Ming Cho Lee for the play K2 (award accepted by his assistant Leslie Taylor), and to Patricia Zipprodt for the plays Don Juan and Alice in Wonderland. The recipients discuss their design work and then respond to questions from audience members.
Access (note)
  • Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required before viewing.
Performer (note)
  • Moderators: Jean Dalrymple, George White, and Henry Hewes.
Event (note)
  • Recorded live at City University of New York Graduate Center in New York, N. Y. Performance was recorded in 1985; Design was probably recorded in 1983. Both programs broadcast on cable Channel A, CUNY-TV on June 13, 1985.
Call Number
NCOX 5127
Title
Working in the theatre. Performance [and] Design (two episodes). [videorecording] / City University Television presents the American Theatre Wing seminars ; produced by Isabelle Stevenson for ATW ; [and] Bob Isaacson and Lincoln V. Walters for CUNY ; directed by Bob Isaacson ; produced for CUNY-TV.
Imprint
New York : CUNY-TV, 1985.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
American Theatre Wing working in the theatre series
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection
Access
Preservation pending. Appointment and tape transfer required before viewing.
Cast
Moderators: Jean Dalrymple, George White, and Henry Hewes.
Summary
Two seminars from the American Theatre Wing's Working in the theatre series: Performance, beginning at 6:00, and Design, beginning at 97:00. The latter features theatrical producer Joseph Papp.
Event
Recorded live at City University of New York Graduate Center in New York, N. Y. Performance was recorded in 1985; Design was probably recorded in 1983. Both programs broadcast on cable Channel A, CUNY-TV on June 13, 1985.
Added Author
Stevenson, Isabelle, 1915-2003, host.
Stevenson, Isabelle, 1915-2003, moderator.
Stevenson, Isabelle, 1915-2003, producer.
Isaacson, Robert, producer.
Isaacson, Robert, director.
Walters, Lincoln V., producer.
Dalrymple, Jean, moderator.
White, George C. (George Cooke), 1935- moderator.
Hewes, Henry, moderator.
Papp, Joseph, panelist.
Papp, Joseph, presenter.
Larner, Lionel, panelist.
Broderick, Matthew, 1962- panelist.
Dale, Jim, panelist.
Harris, Rosemary, 1927- panelist.
Dutton, Charles S., panelist.
Jackson, Glenda, panelist.
Breuer, Lee, panelist.
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999, recipient.
Zipprodt, Patricia, 1925-1999, panelist.
Hughes, Allen Lee, recipient.
Hughes, Allen Lee, panelist.
Gussow, Mel, panelist.
Taylor, Leslie, speaker.
Taylor, Leslie, panelist.
Chessid, Herman, recipient.
Chessid, Herman, panelist.
Maharam, Joe.
Navarro-Velasquez, David, speaker.
CUNY-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
Added Title
American Theatre Wing seminars.
Gift of the Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival.
Research Call Number
NCOX 5127
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