This edition: Performance (Winter 1986) ExtendedTweet
Original tape date: February 1, 1986.
The panel of performers - Vondie Curtis-Hall (Raisin In The Sun), Ossie Davis (I'm Not Rappaport), Swoosie Kurtz (The House of Blue Leaves), Jean Stapleton (Arsenic and Old Lace), and Loretta Swit (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) - discuss how they got started in the business, Stapleton's experience working at the Stage Door Canteen and attending the American Theatre Wing school, how dance training contributes to overall performance, working with agents and experiences with typecasting, and balancing a film and television career with stage work.
Vondie Curtis-Hall Actor
Ossie Davis Actor, Director, Writer
Swoosie Kurtz Actress
Jean Stapleton Actress
Loretta Swit Actress