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This edition: Playwright/Director (Spring 1996)

Episode Details

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.

Guest List

Leonard Foglia Writer

Brendan Gill Moderator

Michael Greif Artistic Director

Betsy Howie Playwright

Tom Jones Playwright

Mary Murfitt Playwright

George C. Wolfe Actor