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|Named Person:||Michael Gore; Galt MacDermot; Joseph Papp; James Rado; Gerome Ragni; George Rose; Todd Rundgren; Donald T Sanders; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Martin Sheen|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
F Murray Abraham; Betty Buckley; Connie Chung; Gary Collins; Jackie Collins; Charles Feldman; Linzi Hateley; Vanessa James; Judy Kaye; Stewart Klein; Ted Koppel; Jack Kroll; Barbara Laskin; Pia Lindstrom; Peter MacNichol; Elizabeth McGovern; Jennifer McLogan; John McMartin; Anne Meara; Cynthia Nixon; Al Pacino; Joseph Papp; Jane Pauley; James Rado; Gerome Ragni; George Rose; Todd Rundgren; Donald T Sanders; Chuck Scarborough; Mike Schneider; Charlie Sheen; Martin Sheen; Sue Simmons; Liz Smith; Christopher Walken; Benny Andersson; Rupert Holmes; Galt MacDermot; William Shakespeare; New York Art Theatre Institute.; New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.; New York Shakespeare Festival. Shakespeare Marathon.
|Notes:||Dubbed compilation of segments taped off air.
No credits on tape; title supplied by cataloger.
This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
Segment one: NBC nightly news, aired Channel 4, April 23, 1988, 6:30 p.m. Connie Chung and Jennifer McLogan report on William Shakespeare's 424th birthday and some of the ways his plays are staged in the United States today. The New York Shakespeare Festival's Shakespeare Marathon, in which the entire canon will be performed in six years is discussed. Brief segment from interview with producer Joseph Papp about the casting of American film actors in the Shakespeare Marathon. Brief segments from interviews with actors Martin Sheen and Christopher Walken. Brief performance footage from A chorus line; Julius Caesar with Al Pacino (Marcus Antonius) and Martin Sheen (Brutus); and A midsummer night's dream with F. Murray Abraham (Bottom) and Elizabeth McGovern (Helena).
Segment two: Report on America: stressed to kill, aired NBC, Channel 4, April 25, 1998, 10:00 p.m. Excerpts from the NBC news special on stress. Connie Chung interviews actor Martin Sheen about the stress that caused his 1977 heart attack. Brief performance footage from Julius Caesar with John McMartin (Julius Caesar), Al Pacino, and Sheen. Brief segment from interview with actor Charlie Sheen.
Segment three: Live at five, aired Channel 4, April 27, 1988, 5:00 p.m. Pia Lindstrom reports on the New York Art Theatre Institute production of Donald Sanders' adaptation of Edith Wharton's story Old New York : New Year's Day, playing on alternate days at the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace and the Public Theater. Brief segments from interviews with Sanders, the founder of NYATI and director of the current production and his wife, designer Vanessa James, who designed the sets and costumes. Includes brief performance footage.
Segment four: Hour magazine, aired Channel 5, April 27, 1988, 1:00 p.m. Host Gary Collins and guest Jackie Collins interview recording artist and record producer Todd Rundgren about his life and career. Rundgren discusses his role as composer of the upcoming New York Shakespeare Festival production of the musical Up against it.
Segment five: The today show, aired Channel 4, April 29, 1988, 7:00 a.m. Jane Pauley interviews Joseph Papp (producer) and James Rado and Gerome Ragni (authors of book and lyrics) about the twentieth anniversary of the Broadway opening of the musical Hair. Brief performance footage from the Los Angeles company, including Rado and Ragni.
Segment six: Live at five, aired Channel 4, May 5, 1988, 5:00 p.m. Liz Smith reports on the death of Tony-winning actor George Rose. Includes brief performance footage from The mystery of Edwin Drood.
Segment seven: Channel four news, aired May 5, 1988. Chuck Scarborough reports on the death of George Rose. Brief performance footage of Rose and cast in The mystery of Edwin Drood.
Segment eight: Channel two news, aired May 5, 1988, 5:30 p.m. Report on the death of George Rose.
Segment nine: Fox five news at seven, aired WNYW, May 12, 1988, 7:00 p.m. Barbara Laskin reports on the murder of George Rose. Brief segment from interview with actor Anne Meara; brief interview footage of Rose. Brief performance footage of Rose and casts in The mystery of Edwin Drood and The pirates of Penzance.
Segment ten: Ten o'clock news, aired FOX, WNYW, Channel 5, May 12, 1988, 10:00 p.m. Barbara Laskin reports on the murder of George Rose. Brief segments from interviews with actors Judy Kaye and Anne Meara; brief interview footage of Rose. Brief performance footage of Rose and casts in The mystery of Edwin Drood and The pirates of Penzance.
Segment eleven: Channel two news, aired May 12, 1988, 5:30 p.m. Report on the murder of George Rose. Poor visual quality.
Segment twelve: Channel two news, aired May 12, 1988, 6:00 p.m. Mike Schneider reports on the murder of George Rose.
Segment thirteen: NBC nightly news, aired Channel 4, May 12, 1988, 7:00 p.m. Ted Koppel reports on the murder of George Rose.
Segment fourteen: Channel four news, aired May 12, 1988, 11:00 p.m. Sue Simmons reports on the murder of George Rose. Brief footage of press conference in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic showing three of the men charged with the crime.
Segment fifteen: Evening news, aired CNN, May 17, 1988, 5:00 p.m. Charles Feldman reports on the failure of the Broadway musical Carrie, which cost $8 million to produce and closed after five performances. Discussion of the role of critics in the success or failure of a show. Brief segments from interviews with Joseph Papp and Jack Kroll, critic for Newsweek. Footage of Stewart Klein's review of Carrie on the Ten o'clock news, FOX, Channel 5. Brief performance footage from Carrie, including Linzi Hateley (Carrie White) and Betty Buckley (Margaret White). Brief performance footage from the Broadway musical Chess.
Segment sixteen: Television commercial, aired Channels 2 and 7, May 23, 1988 at various times during the evening. Commercial for the first New York International Festival of the Arts. 10 sec.
Segment seventeen: Ten o'clock news, aired FOX, WNYW, Channel 5, May 24, 1998, 10:00 p.m. Stewart Klein reviews the production of Romeo and Juliet at the Public Theater, the third show in the Shakespeare Marathon. Performance footage, including Peter MacNichol (Romeo), Anne Meara (Nurse), and Cynthia Nixon (Juliet).
|Description:||1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)|
|Series Title:||Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection|
- Gore, Michael, -- 1951- -- Carrie.
- MacDermot, Galt. -- Hair.
- Papp, Joseph -- Interviews.
- Rado, James -- Interviews.
- Ragni, Gerome -- Interviews.
- Rose, George, -- 1920-1988 -- Death and burial.
- Rundgren, Todd -- Interviews.
- Sanders, Donald T. -- Old New York : New Year's Day.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Romeo and Juliet.
- Sheen, Martin -- Interviews.
- New York Art Theatre Institute.
- New York Shakespeare Festival. -- Shakespeare Marathon.
- Actors -- Interviews.
- Stress in modern society.
- Theater critics -- Influence.
- Theater -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Theater -- Reviews.
- Theatrical productions -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1981-1990.
- Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site (New York, N.Y.)