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|Named Person:||Joseph Papp; Joseph Papp; Joseph Papp; Joseph Papp; Frank Rich; Gail Merrifield Papp; William Shakespeare|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph Papp; David Sagar; Cable News Network.
|Notes:||This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection, *T-Mss 1993-028.
Credits at end of tape.
Television program taped off air. Includes commercials. Program begins at 14:00.
|Event notes:||Broadcast on Manhattan Cable TV, CNN-TV, on January 18, 1986 at 6:30 p.m.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (VHS) (31 min.) : sound, color SP ; 1/2 in.|
|Series Title:||Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection|
|Other Titles:||CNN Pinnacle program on Mr. Papp 1/18/86 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Joseph Papp : related television coverage,
|Responsibility:||a presentation of CNN Business News ; produced and directed by David Sager.|
Discussion covers Papp's feelings about his ability to work in and have an influence on American theater; his fight to preserve two historic theaters on Broadway; what the city should do to protect Broadway from unchecked development; his views on his own power within the theater world; the formation of his first Shakespearean acting company based in a church in the East Village; his interest in producing free Shakespeare in the city's parks and in producing contemporary plays; his Orthodox Jewish upbringing in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; his early interest in Shakespeare; his Jewish identity; his working relationship with his wife Gail Merrifield, director of play development at the Public Theater; his family life and its relationship to his work life; Shakespearean roles he would like to play; the power and influence of drama critics, including Frank Rich of The New York Times; his feelings about receiving a bad review for one of his shows; and how he would like to be remembered.
- Papp, Joseph -- Interviews.
- Papp, Joseph -- Influence.
- Papp, Joseph -- Family.
- Papp, Joseph -- Religion.
- Rich, Frank -- Influence.
- Papp, Gail Merrifield.
- New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
- Morosco Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
- Helen Hayes Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Appreciation.
- Theatrical producers and directors -- Interviews.
- Theater -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Historic buildings -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Landmarks at risk.
- Broadway (New York, N.Y.)