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Working in the theatre.

Title
Working in the theatre. Design [videorecording] / City University of New York 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, c1999.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 1716Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Stevenson, Isabelle, 1915-2003
  • Somlyo, Roy A.
  • Isaacson, Robert
  • Walker, Adam
  • Dace, Letitia
  • Emmons, Beverly
  • Fisher, Jules
  • Holder, Donald
  • Lee, Eugene, 1939-
  • Lee, Ming Cho
  • Peterson, Mary
  • Jahi, Meena T.
  • CUNY-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • American Theatre Wing, producer.
  • American Theatre Wing, donor.
Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (57 min.) : sound, color; 1/2 in.
Summary
Panel discussion on design for the theater, including the design of costumes, scenery and lighting. Jules Fisher and Eugene Lee, who respectively designed the lighting and sets for the stage musical Ragtime, discuss their experiences on that show. Donald Holder talks about his lighting for the Broadway production of The lion king. Mary Peterson, who assisted Julie Taymor in the design of costumes for that show, discusses their work. Cast member Meena T. Jahi models her costume from The lion king, and discusses the challenges involved in wearing it onstage while performing.
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 1998, this program is copyrighted 1999.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Isabelle Stevenson.
  • Moderators: Tish Dace and Beverly Emmons.
  • Panelists: Jules Fisher, Donald Holder, Eugene Lee, Ming Cho Lee, and Mary Peterson. With an appearance by Meena T. Jahi.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, N.Y., spring 1998.
Call Number
NCOX 1716
OCLC
1243277429
Title
Working in the theatre. Design [videorecording] / City University of New York 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, c1999.
Series
American Theatre Wing working in the theatre series
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Cast
Host: Isabelle Stevenson.
Moderators: Tish Dace and Beverly Emmons.
Panelists: Jules Fisher, Donald Holder, Eugene Lee, Ming Cho Lee, and Mary Peterson. With an appearance by Meena T. Jahi.
Event
Videotaped at City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, N.Y., spring 1998.
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.
Dace, Letitia, moderator.
Emmons, Beverly, moderator.
Fisher, Jules, panelist.
Holder, Donald, panelist.
Lee, Eugene, 1939- panelist.
Lee, Ming Cho, panelist.
Peterson, Mary, panelist.
Jahi, Meena T., interviewee.
CUNY-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
American Theatre Wing, producer.
American Theatre Wing, donor.
Added Title
American Theatre Wing seminars.
Research Call Number
NCOX 1716
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