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This edition: Playwright/Director (Fall 1986)

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 1, 1986.

Playwright Brian Clark (The Petition), playwright/director Emily Mann (The Execution of Justice), playwright Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman), literary agent Gilbert Parker, director Norman René (Precious Sons), and director John Tillinger (Loot and The Perfect Party) discuss the division of responsibilities between playwright and director, how casting effects the original script, the significance of play titles, playing regional theatres versus New York versus London, escalating ticket prices, and whether working in theatre is preferred to film and television.

Guest List

Brian Clark

Emily Mann Aritistic Director/Writer, The McCarter Theatre

Arthur Miller Playwright

Gilbert Parker Writer

Norman Rene Director

John Tillinger Director