This edition: Performance (Winter 1984)Tweet
Original tape date: February 1, 1984.
The panel of actors - Sinead Cusack (Cyrano De Bergerac), Frank Langella (After The Fall), Joe Mantegna (Glengarry Glen Ross), Theresa Merritt (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom), and Sigourney Weaver (Hurlyburly) - talk about their training, auditioning for their first major roles, the rehearsal process, working in the ensemble, actors who are also playwrights, and establishing relationships as a result of stage work.
Sinead Cusack Actress
Jean Dalrymple Moderator
Brendan Gill Moderator
Frank Langella Actor
Joe Mantegna Actor
Theresa Merritt Actress
Isabelle Stevenson Host, American Theater Wing
Sigourney Weaver Actress