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|Named Person:||Tom Bird; John DiFusco; Michael Hastings; Edward Herrmann; Edna O'Brien; Joseph Papp; Linda Ronstadt; Viktor Rozov; Bruce Springsteen|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mikhail Beglov; Tom Bird; Johnny Carson; John DiFusco; Hugh Downs; Patricia Elliott; David Haig; Edward Herrmann; Stewart Klein; Judy Licht; Pia Lindstrom; Kate Nelligan; Linda Ronstadt; Bruce Springsteen; Kenneth Welsh; Robin Young; Nelson Riddle Orchestra.
|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.
|Description:||1 videocassette (46 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in. (U-matic).|
|Series Title:||Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection|
Segment one: International edition, aired on Maryland Public Television, December 1, 1984. Mikhail Beglov comments on the Public Theater production of the Victor Rozov play The nest of the wood grouse. Brief performance footage. No audio.
Segment two: Tonight show, aired Channel 4, New York, January 23, 1985, 11:30 p.m. Singer-actress Linda Ronstadt performs When I fall in love, You took advantage of me, and Skylark from her album Lush life, accompanied by the Nelson Riddle orchestra. Johnny Carson interviews Ronstadt about her career, including her recent performance in a production of La Bohème at the Public Theater. Includes commercials.
Segment three: Channel seven news, aired WNEV, CBS-TV, Boston, January 1985. Robin Young interviews Thomas Bird, artistic director of the Vietnam Veterans Ensemble Theater Company (VETCO), about the experiences which led him to found VETCO. Brief footage of Bird's performance in the movie The killing fields. Brief interview with John DiFusco, conceiver/director of the Public Theater production of Tracers. Brief performance footage from Tracers.
Segment four: Live at five, aired Channel 4, New York, February 1, 1985, 5:00 p.m. Pia Lindstrom interviews actor Edward Herrmann about his performance as T.S. Eliot in the Public Theater production of the Michael Hastings play Tom and Viv. Brief performance footage of Herrmann and David Haig (Maurice).
Segment five: 20/20, aired Channel 7, New York, February 5, 1985, 10:00 p.m. Hugh Downs profiles Bruce Springsteen, with particular focus on his social activism and support for Vietnam veterans. Includes brief performance footage from Tracers and footage from Springsteen's concerts.
Segment six: Eleven o'clock news, aired Channel 4, New York, February 6, 1985, 11:00 p.m. Pia Lindstrom's review of Tom and Viv. Brief performance footage of Edward Herrmann and David Haig.
Segment seven: Ten o'clock news, aired Channel 5, New York, February 8, 1985, 10:00 p.m. Judy Licht's review of Tom and Viv. Brief performance footage of Edward Herrmann and David Haig.
Segment eight: Ten o'clock news, aired Channel 5, New York, March 4, 1985, 10:00 p.m. Stewart Klein's review of the Public Theater production of Edna O'Brien's play Virginia. Brief performance footage of Kate Nelligan (Virginia), Kenneth Welsh (Leonard), and Patricia Elliott (Vita).
Segment nine: News four New York, aired Channel 4, March 10, 1985, 11:00 p.m. Coverage of the Oxfam America benefit for famine victims, spearheaded by producer Joseph Papp, held at the Shubert Theater.
- Bird, Tom, -- 1946- -- Interviews.
- DiFusco, John. -- Tracers.
- Hastings, Michael, -- 1938 Sept. 2- -- Tom and Viv.
- Herrmann, Edward -- Interviews.
- O'Brien, Edna. -- Virginia.
- Papp, Joseph.
- Ronstadt, Linda -- Interviews.
- Rozov, Viktor, -- 1913-2004. -- Nest of the wood grouse.
- Springsteen, Bruce.
- Oxfam America.
- New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
- Vietnam Veterans Ensemble Theatre Co.
- Actors -- Interviews.
- Actresses -- Interviews.
- Theater -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Theater and the war.
- Theatrical productions -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1981-1990.