This edition: Playwright/Director (Winter 1992)Tweet
Original tape date: February 1, 1992.
The panel - playwright/director P.J. Barry ("A Distance From Calcutta"), lyricist Susan Birkenhead ("Jelly's Last Jam"), playwright/director Horton Foote ("The Roads To Home"), agent Wiley Hausam (International Creative Management), musical adaptor Luther Henderson ("Jelly's Last Jam"), playwright/director George C. Wolfe ("Jelly's Last Jam") - discuss how and why they got started in theatre, collaboration between authors and directors, whether playwrights should direct their own work, advice for young writers including how a play gets produced, finding a suitable director, and the advantages and disadvantages of readings.
P.J. Barry Actor
Susan Birkenhead Lyricist
Horton Foote Playwright
Wiley Hausam Producer
Luther Henderson Musical Director
George C. Wolfe Actor