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This edition: Playwright and Director (Spring 2003)





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Episode Details

Original tape date: April 29, 2003.

Director Bob Balaban ("Y2K"), playwrights Richard Greenberg ("Take Me Out") and Suheir Hammad ("Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam"), choreographer Luis Perez ("Man of La Mancha") and director David Petrarca ("A Year With Frog and Toad") discuss the condition of American theatre both in New York and around the country, and some of the shifts that are occurring both in audience expectations and the direction of new works.

Guest List

Bob Balaban Playwright

Richard Greenberg Playwright

Suheid Hammad Author / Poet

Luis Perez Director

David Petrarca Director

Lloyd Richards Moderator

Isabelle Stevenson Host, American Theater Wing