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This edition: Playwright/Director (Fall 1994)

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 1, 1994.

The panel - director Martin Charnin (The Flowering Peach), Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public playwright Larry L. King and director/co-writer Peter Masterson, choreographer Rob Marshall (Kiss of the Spiderwoman), director/writer Lonny Price (Sally Marr and Her Escorts), Second Stage Theatre dramaturg/literary manager Erin Sanders, director Robert Jess Roth (Beauty and the Beast), Ernest Schier director of the National Critics' Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, and Tazewell Thompson Artistic Director of the Syracuse Stage - talk about the different ways that writers collaborate, the role of a dramaturg, how choreography and directing can be intertwined, developing a production in workshops, and reimagining an animated film as a stage musical.

Guest List

Martin Charnin Playwright

Larry L. King Writer

Rob Marshall Choreographer

Peter Masterson Actor, Director

Lonny Price Director

Robert Jess Roth Actor

Erin Sanders Dramaturg/Literary Manager, Second Stage Theatre

Ernest Schier

Tazawell Thompson