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This edition: Playwright/Director (Spring 1997)

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 29, 1997.

The panel of directors Walter Bobbie (Chicago), director/choreographer Wayne Cilento (Dream), Scott Elliott (Present Laughter), Ron Lagomarsino (Last Night at Ballyhoo), Gene Saks (Barrymore), and playwright Alfred Uhry (Last Night at Ballyhoo) talk about how they got started, developing their current productions, a show's relevance to contemporary audiences, determining the length of a play, and how directors maintain an ongoing show.

Guest List

Walter Bobbie Actor

Wayne Cilento Director, Choreographer

Scott Elliott Art Director

Brendan Gill Moderator

Ron Lagomarsino Director

Gene Saks Director

Isabelle Stevenson Host, American Theater Wing

Alfred Uhry Writer

George C. White Moderator, American Theater Wing