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Working in the Theatre
An acclaimed fixture on New York television and in the theatre community for 30 years, the American Theatre Wing's Working in the Theatre offers an unprecedented forum for the meeting of theatrical minds.
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This theatre interview show brings together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the interviews offer a rare opportunity for students and audiences to see and hear the people who create theatre engaged in thoughtful conversation with one another. With more than 900 past guests, the interviews have become an unequalled archive of theatrical talk, a chance to hear from the people behind the characters, stories and productions that draw us to the theatre.

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Working in the Theatre is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties.

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Tovah Feldshuh - Actor
Marc Kudisch - Actor
Swoosie Kurtz - Actor
Rebecca Luker - Actor
Denis O'Hare - Actor
Lewis J. Stadlen - Actor
Pia Lindström - Moderator
Isabelle Stevenson - Host

Tovah Feldshuh (Golda's Balcony), Marc Kudisch (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Swoosie Kurtz (Frozen), Rebecca Luker (Nine), Denis O'Hare (Take Me Out) and Lewis J. Stadlen (The Producers) come together in this interview to talk about their careers - both on Broadway and around the country - covering a variety of topics, including the challenge of playing real people and "capturing their essence," the effect of typecasting, the value of acting teachers, and how in performance they relate to their audiences.

Originally taped - September, 2003
Running Time - 1:30:00

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