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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.

The American Theatre Wing's Working in the Theatre receives leadership support from
THE DOROTHY STRELSIN FOUNDATION.

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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The Playwright
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With:
Christopher Durang - Playwright
Lisa Kron - Playwright
Marsha Norman - Playwright
John Patrick Shanley - Playwright
Diana Son - Playwright
Theodore S. Chapin - Moderator
Sondra Gilman - Host
Douglas B. Leeds - Host

The writers' life is the topic for authors Christopher Durang (Miss Witherspoon), Lisa Kron (Well), Marsha Norman (The Color Purple), John Patrick Shanley (Defiance) and Diana Son (Satellites).

Originally taped - February, 2006
Running Time - 1:30:00



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