This edition: Regina Resnik: New York OriginalTweet
Original tape date: September 29, 2017.
First aired: October 6, 2017.
The documentary "Regina Resnik: New York Original" traces the remarkable 70-year career of the Bronx-born international opera star, Tony-nominated actress, stage director, filmmaker, and Jewish cultural figure. The program features on-screen interviews with opera stars Martina Arroyo and Teresa Stratas; Broadway legends Harold Prince and Joel Grey; Maestros Richard Bonynge, Zubin Mehta and Craig Rutenberg; and Ms. Resnik’s brother, engineer Jack H. Resnick. Ms. Arroyo introduces the film onscreen. Renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves is the narrator.
Michael Philip Davis, who is Ms. Resnik’s son, wrote and produced the film, and co-directed it with Robert Fredette.
Martina Arroyo Opera Singer
Richard Bonynge Maestro
Denyce Graves Narrator; Mezzo-Soprano
Joel Grey Actor/Photographer
Zubin Mehta Maestro
Harold Prince Producer, Director
Jack H. Resnick Engineer; Regina Resnik’s brother
Regina Resnik Opera Singer
Craig Rutenberg Maestro
Teresa Stratas Opera Singer