This edition: Playwright/Director (Spring 2002)Tweet
Original tape date: April 23, 2002.
Playwrights Jon Robin Baitz ("Hedda Gabbler"), John Guare ("Sweet Smell of Success"), Peter Parnell ("Q.E.D."), and directors Gene Saks ("Mr. Goldwyn"), Daniel Sullivan ("Proof"), and Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") discuss their approaches to writing, directing, and adaptations; the collaboration process with directors, writers, producers, sets, and actors; reactions to a production's first preview; and the source of ideas for playwrights.
Jon Robin Baitz Playwright
John Guare Playwright
Jeffrey Eric Jenkins Moderator
Peter Parnell Playwright
Gene Saks Director
Isabelle Stevenson Host, American Theater Wing
Daniel Sullivan Director
Mary Zimmerman Director