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This edition: Jean-Claude van Itallie, Part 2 of 2. Playwright, performer and teacher

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In the 1960 and 1970's, a brilliant Harvard graduate and Brussels-born playwright, Jean-Claude van Itallie, worked with the director Joseph Chaikin and his Open Theater on such seminal theatrical works as "The Serpent," "America Hurrah," "Interview," and "Motel" -- arguably the most successful pieces of ensemble theater by any theater group. Witty and erudite, Jean-Claude van Itallie shares his life and times with Professor William M. Hoffman, a life-long friend.

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William Hoffman Lehman College/CUNY

Jean-Claude van Itallie Playwright/Performer/Teacher

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