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Working in the theatre.

Title
Working in the theatre. Performance [videorecording] / City University Television presents the American Theatre Wing seminars ; executive producers, Isabelle Stevenson and Roy A. Somlyo ; produced by Robert Isaacson for CUNY ; directed by Adam Walker ; [produced for] CUNY-TV.
Publication
New York : CUNY-TV, c2000.

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Additional Authors
  • Stevenson, Isabelle, 1915-2003
  • Somlyo, Roy A.
  • Isaacson, Robert
  • Walker, Adam
  • Gill, Brendan, 1914-1997
  • White, George C. (George Cooke), 1935-
  • Dafoe, Willem
  • Ivey, Dana
  • Grey, Joel, 1932-
  • De Shields, André, 1946-
  • Giamatti, Paul
  • Carter, Nell
  • CUNY-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
  • City University of New York.
  • American Theatre Wing, producer.
  • American Theatre Wing, donor.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (57 min.) : sound, color; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
American Theatre Wing working in the theatre series
Uniform Title
American Theatre Wing seminars.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Television.
  • Panel discussions.
Note
  • Although it was taped in 1997, this program is copyrighted 2000.
  • A second copy of this program is available from The Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound on *LDV 1772.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Isabelle Stevenson.
  • Moderators: Brendan Gill and George C. White.
  • Panelists: Willem Dafoe, Dana Ivey, Joel Grey, André De Shields, Paul Giamatti, and Nell Carter.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, N.Y., April 1997.
Call Number
NCOX 1701
OCLC
1131862628
Title
Working in the theatre. Performance [videorecording] / City University Television presents the American Theatre Wing seminars ; executive producers, Isabelle Stevenson and Roy A. Somlyo ; produced by Robert Isaacson for CUNY ; directed by Adam Walker ; [produced for] CUNY-TV.
Imprint
New York : CUNY-TV, c2000.
Series
American Theatre Wing working in the theatre series
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Cast
Host: Isabelle Stevenson.
Moderators: Brendan Gill and George C. White.
Panelists: Willem Dafoe, Dana Ivey, Joel Grey, André De Shields, Paul Giamatti, and Nell Carter.
Event
Videotaped at City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, N.Y., April 1997.
Summary
Panel discussion focused on the working life of actors. Panelists discuss how they got started acting professionally, how they explore the text of plays or musicals, how they approach auditions, and related matters. Dafoe talks about his experiences with the current revival of Eugene O'Neill's The hairy ape, Nell Carter reminisces about performing in Ain't misbehavin', and Joel Grey reveals how he developed the role of the Emcee in Cabaret. The panelists also take questions from the audience.
Local Note
Gift of the American Theatre Wing.
Added Author
Stevenson, Isabelle, 1915-2003, producer.
Stevenson, Isabelle, 1915-2003, host.
Stevenson, Isabelle, 1915-2003, moderator.
Somlyo, Roy A., producer.
Isaacson, Robert, producer.
Walker, Adam, director.
Gill, Brendan, 1914-1997, moderator.
White, George C. (George Cooke), 1935- moderator.
Dafoe, Willem, panelist.
Ivey, Dana, panelist.
Grey, Joel, 1932- panelist.
De Shields, André, 1946- panelist.
Giamatti, Paul, panelist.
Carter, Nell, panelist.
CUNY-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
City University of New York.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
American Theatre Wing, donor.
Added Title
American Theatre Wing seminars.
Research Call Number
NCOX 1701
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