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This edition: Playscript (Winter 1979)

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 1, 1979.

This seminar's panelists are Robert Anderson ("Tea and Sympathy"), Arnaud d'Usseau, Jean Dalrymple ("The Quiet Room"), Henry Denker ("A Far Country"), Rose Leiman Goldemberg (”Letters Home”), and Jack Heifner (”Vanities”). The seminar today looks to examine playwrights and play scripts, specifically looking at personal experience in creating a play, casting decisions that can make or break a play, the many themes explored through the art of theatre, and finally the ability for playwrights to make numerous successful plays.

Guest List

Robert Anderson Playwright, “Tea and Sympathy”

Arnaud d'Usseau Playwright, “The Ladies of the Corridor”

Jean Dalrymple Playwright, "The Quiet Room"

Henry Denker Playwright, “A Far Country”

Rose Leiman Goldemberg Playwright, “Letters Home”

Jack Heifner Playwright, “Vanities”

Henry Hewes Board Member, American Theatre Wing

Isabelle Stevenson Host, American Theater Wing