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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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Melissa Rose Bernardo - Critic, Entertainment Weekly
Michael Feingold - Critic, Village Voice
Elysa Gardner - Critic, USA Today
Michael Kuchwara - Critic, Associated Press
Jeremy McCarter - Critic, New York Magazine
Howard Sherman - Moderator
Sondra Gilman - Host
Douglas B. Leeds - Host

Some of the country's most read critics—Melissa Rose Bernardo of Entertainment Weekly, Michael Feingold of The Village Voice, Elysa Gardner of USA Today, Michael Kuchwara of the Associated Press and Jeremy McCarter of New York Magazine—share how they came to their current positions and what they look for when they go to a show.

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

Additional resources:
Entertainment Weekly Site
Village Voice Site
USA Today Site
New York Magazine Site

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