This edition: Playwright/Director (Fall 1995)Tweet
Original tape date: October 26, 1995.
The multi-disciplined panelists -- director/choreographer Jeff Calhoun (Busker Alley), director/playwright Michael Leeds (Swinging on a Star), actor/playwright Anne Meara (After-Play), director Mike Ockrent (Big, Crazy For You, Me and My Girl), director/choreographer Lee Roy Reams (Hello, Dolly! revival), director Lloyd Richards (Fences), and director John Tillinger (Deathtrap) -- discuss the director's role in relationship to the playwright, the differences in developing of musicals and plays, directing revivals, the challenges of auditions, and the pros and cons of workshops.
Jeff Calhoun Director
Michael Leeds Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars
Anne Meara Actress
Mike Ockrent Producer
Lee Roy Reams Actor
Lloyd Richards Moderator
John Tillinger Director