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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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Blair Brown - Actor
Kevin Conway - Actor
Beth Fowler - Actor
Bob Gunton - Actor
Pamela Payton-Wright - Actor
Tony Randall - Actor
Vanessa Redgrave - Actor
Elaine Stritch - Actor
Rosemarie Tichler - Casting Director
Jean Dalrymple - Moderator
Edwin Wilson - Moderator
Isabelle Stevenson - Host

Stage performers Blair Brown (The Secret Rapture), Kevin Conway (Other People's Money), Beth Fowler and Bob Gunton from Sweeney Todd, Pamela Payton-Wright and Tony Randall from M. Butterfly, Vanessa Redgrave (Orpheus Descending), Elaine Stritch (Love Letters), and casting director Rosemarie Tichler talk about their chosen careers, how they got started in theatre, and the differences and challenges that audiences bring to each performance.

Originally taped - September, 1989
Running Time - 1:30:00

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