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This edition: Playwright/Director/Choreographer (Fall 1999)





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Episode Details

Original tape date: October 28, 1999.

The panelists -- playwright Douglas Carter Beane (As Bees In Honey Drown), director/choreographers Kathleen Marshall (Kiss Me Kate) and Rob Marshall (Damn Yankees, She Loves Me), director Vivian Matalon (Morning's At Seven), and playwright John Pielmeier (Agnes of God) -- discuss the impact of efficient cast sizes, casting for multi-talented performers, respectfully auditioning and rejectioning performers, their individual performing backgrounds, compromising with producers, and collaborating with playwrights and directors.

Guest List

Douglas Carter Beane Playwright

Pia Lindström Moderator

Kathleen Marshall Choreographer

Rob Marshall Choreographer

Vivian Matalon Director

John Pielmeier Writer

George C. White Moderator, American Theater Wing