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Working in the theatre.

Title
Working in the theatre. Performance [videorecording] / City University of New York presents the American Theatre Wing seminars ; executive producer, Isabelle Stevenson ; produced by Robert Isaacson for CUNY-TV ; directed by William D. Schempp ; [produced for] CUNY-TV.
Publication
New York : CUNY-TV, c1992.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (86 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.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Isabelle Stevenson.
  • Moderators: Brendan Gill and Jean Dalrymple.
  • Panelists: Richard Dreyfuss, Alan Alda, Glenn Close, Lynn Redgrave, Roscoe Lee Browne, Harry Groener, Jodi Benson, and Tracy Pollan.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped at City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, N.Y, April 1992.
Call Number
NCOX 1367
OCLC
1262874914
Title
Working in the theatre. Performance [videorecording] / City University of New York presents the American Theatre Wing seminars ; executive producer, Isabelle Stevenson ; produced by Robert Isaacson for CUNY-TV ; directed by William D. Schempp ; [produced for] CUNY-TV.
Imprint
New York : CUNY-TV, c1992.
Series
American Theatre Wing working in the theatre series
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Cast
Host: Isabelle Stevenson.
Moderators: Brendan Gill and Jean Dalrymple.
Panelists: Richard Dreyfuss, Alan Alda, Glenn Close, Lynn Redgrave, Roscoe Lee Browne, Harry Groener, Jodi Benson, and Tracy Pollan.
Event
Videotaped at City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, N.Y, April 1992.
Summary
Panel discussion on the experiences of working actors. Panelists discuss how they decided to become actors, their training and early experiences in theater, the role of luck in an actor's career, how performances change during the run of a show, and related matters. Groener and Benson discuss working together in the musical Crazy for you; Alda and Pollan discuss working together in the Neil Simon play Jake's women; Dreyfuss and Close discuss working together in the play Death and the maiden. Browne discusses his experiences appearing in the Broadway production of August Wilson's Two trains running. Panelists also take questions from members of 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.
Isaacson, Robert, producer.
Schempp, Wm. D. (William D.), director.
Gill, Brendan, 1914-1997, moderator.
Dalrymple, Jean, moderator.
Dreyfuss, Richard, panelist.
Alda, Alan, 1936- panelist.
Close, Glenn, 1947- panelist.
Redgrave, Lynn, 1943-2010, panelist.
Browne, Roscoe Lee, panelist.
Groener, Harry, panelist.
Benson, Jodi, panelist.
Pollan, Tracy, 1960- panelist.
CUNY-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
City University of New York.
American Theatre Wing, producer.
American Theatre Wing, donor.
Added Title
American Theatre Wing seminars.
Research Call Number
NCOX 1367
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