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This edition: Regina Resnik: New York Original

Episode Details

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.

Guest List

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