This edition: Playwright/Director (Winter 1985)Tweet
Original tape date: February 1, 1985.
The panelists - director Clinton Turner Davis (Two Can Play), playwright Herb Gardner (I'm Not Rappaport), playwright/lyricist Tom Jones (The Fantasticks), playwright Shirley Lauro (Open Admissions), lyricist/director Richard Maltby Jr. (Song and Dance), playwright Marsha Norman ('night, Mother) and composer Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks) - discuss how a playwright chooses a director, the role of a playwright, how much structure is provided by the text, and the varying degrees of collaboration between director, playwright, and actor.
Clinton Turner Davis Director
Herb Gardner Playwright and Director
Tom Jones Playwright
Shirley Lauro Writer
Richard Maltby, Jr. Actor
Marsha Norman Writer
Harvey Schmidt Composer