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|Named Person:||Joseph Papp; Joseph Papp; Estelle Parsons; Keith David; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marcia Rock; Jonathan Kunkel; John Chiappardi; Yvonne Cole; Keith David; Natsuko Ohama; Joseph Papp; Estelle Parsons; WNYC-TV (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
|Notes:||Credits at end of segments. Titles derived from label on container.
Dubbed compilation of segments.
This video separated from the New York Shakespeare Festival collection *T-Mss 1993-028.
Segment one: Playwriting in the schools, aired WNYC-TV, channel 31, 1986. At Intermediate School 10 in central Harlem, schoolchildren learn playwriting from playwright Arthur Wilson. The program, run by the New York Shakespeare Festival, also has three other writers teaching in the schools. New York Shakespeare Festival producer Joseph Papp discusses the program. Segment produced by Marcia Rock.
Segment two: Shakespeare on Broadway, aired WNYC-TV, channel 31, 1986. The New York Shakespeare Festival makes it possible for an eleventh grade class to see a Broadway production of Macbeth. The program, designed to introduce junior and high school students to Shakespeare, is funded by Newsday, the Schubert Theater and the New York City Board of Education. After the play the performers visit the classroom. Performer Keith David discusses his experience as a black actor performing Shakespeare, among other topics. Includes interviews with program director Estelle Parsons and New York Shakespeare Festival producer Joseph Papp. Segment produced by Marcia Rock and directed by Jonathan Kunkel.
Segment three: Shakespeare's birthday, aired WNYC-TV, channel 13, 1986. Coverage of New York Shakespeare Festival players' performance of As you like it using black and minority actors. The performance is part of an effort to combine theater with education which began with an $800,000 contribution from the New York Shakespeare Festival. The goal of the program is to reach 200,000 students in four years. Includes interviews with students, New York Shakespeare Festival producer Joseph Papp and program director Estelle Parsons. Includes brief performance footage featuring actors Yvonne Cole and Natsuko Ohama. Segment directed by John Chiappardi.
|Production notes:||Videotaped in New York, N.Y., 1986.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)|
|Series Title:||Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Moving Image Collection|
|Responsibility:||[produced by] WNYC Foundation and New York University School of Journalism.|
- Papp, Joseph -- Interviews.
- Papp, Joseph -- Contributions in education.
- Parsons, Estelle -- Interviews.
- David, Keith -- Interviews.
- New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater.
- Actors -- Interviews.
- Actresses -- Interviews.
- African Americans in the performing arts.
- Blacks in the performing arts.
- Drama in education.
- Minorities in the performing arts.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Macbeth.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- As you like it.
- Theater -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Theatrical producers and directors -- Interviews.