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This edition: Playwright/Director (Fall 1995)

Episode Details

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.

Guest List

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