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This edition: Playwright/Director (Fall 1997)

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 23, 1997.

The panel -- playwright Douglas Carter Beane (As Bees In Honey Drown), director Mark Brokaw (As Bees In Honey Drown, How I Learned To Drive), playwright/lyricist Bill Russell (Side Show) and playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned To Drive) -- talk about their backgrounds and developing their crafts, the advantages of writing for the stage compared to being a screenwriter, and why these particular playwrights prefer not to direct.

Guest List

Douglas Carter Beane Playwright

Mark Brokaw

Brendan Gill Moderator

Bill Russell

Paula Vogel Playwright

George C. White Moderator, American Theater Wing