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This edition: Playwright/Director (Fall 1988)

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 1, 1988.

Director Paul Benedict (Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune), playwright Timothy Crouse (Anything Goes), playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), director Robert Kalfin (Rashomon), playwright Terrence McNally (Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune), legal representative Jeremy Nussbaum, and playwright John Weidman (Anything Goes) talk about how they began their careers in theatre, writing stage directions, revising Anything Goes, the real life inspiration for M. Butterfly, and the advantages of a lengthy preview period.

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