This edition: Playwright/Director (Spring 1996)Tweet
Original tape date: April 25, 1996.
The discussion panel - director Leonard Foglia (Master Class), director Michael Greif (Rent), playwright Betsy Howie (Cowgirls), lyricist Tom Jones (The Fantasticks), composer/lyricist Mary Murfitt (Cowgirls), and director George C. Wolfe (Bring In 'Da Noise, Bring In 'Da Funk) - talk about how their pieces evolved from concept to production, the role of a dramaturg, casting performers with a range of experience, and bringing actors into the creative process.
Leonard Foglia Writer
Brendan Gill Moderator
Michael Greif Artistic Director
Betsy Howie Playwright
Tom Jones Playwright
Mary Murfitt Playwright
George C. Wolfe Actor