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This edition: Playwright/Director (Winter 1992)

Episode Details

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.

Guest List

P.J. Barry Actor

Susan Birkenhead Lyricist

Horton Foote Playwright

Wiley Hausam Producer

Luther Henderson Musical Director

George C. Wolfe Actor