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Slaughter, Harriet

Works: 11 works in 76 publications in 1 language and 196 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Television series  Television interviews  Educational television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author, Speaker, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1590.W64, 792.082
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Publications about Harriet Slaughter
Publications by Harriet Slaughter
Most widely held works by Harriet Slaughter
Women in theatre Dialogues with notable women in American theatre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
These thirteen interviews are from a unique television series that highlights the accomplishments of women on the American stage. Hosted by Newsday theatre critic Linda Winer, the playwrights, directors, designers, producers, and performers interviewed on the programs encompass generational, disciplinary and ethnic diversity; they share their thoughts and vision, their career paths and professional choices. The interviews afford to a wider audience a unique look into the lives of some of the gifted women who create and sustain theatre in the United States
Women in theatre ( visu )
65 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Leading director and teacher Anne Bogart discusses her career with Newsday critic Linda Winer. Bogart who founded the Saratoga International Theatre Institute (SITI) in 1992, with Tadashi Suzuki, speaks about the new works she has produced there such as the medieval play Death of a ploughman, and her training of young theatre artists. Bogart speaks also about the theatrical technique of Viewpoints, which she helped to develop, which she incorporates in much of her work; her views on American theatrical technique; and her objectives as a director to find "a unique way" into each play
Ars poetica : sights and words of a life by Harriet Slaughter( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Interview with Kitty Carlisle Hart ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Performer and arts advocate Kitty Carlisle Hart discusses her career with interviewer Pia Lindstrom, beginning with her Southern roots, education in Europe, and introduction to performing. Ms. Hart also speaks extensively about her late husband, playwright and director Moss Hart, and their many well known friends and colleagues, including George S. Kaufman, George Gershwin, Lillian Hellman, and the Marx Brothers, with whom Kitty co-starred in the 1935 film A night at the opera. Ms. Hart reminisces about her husband's experiences as director of the Broadway successes My fair lady and Camelot, and concludes by discussing her political work as an arts advocate since her husband's death
Interview with Zoe Caldwell ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Actor/director Zoe Caldwell reminisces about her theatrical career, citing early influences such as Judith Anderson, and discussing her three years of repertory experience in Australia, her work in West End shows and on Broadway, and her marriage to Robert Whitehead, who later produced Terrence McNally's play Master class, in which Ms. Caldwell starred. She also discusses her career as a director, and compares this discipline with acting
Interview with Ruby Dee ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Actor, author, playwright and activist Ruby Dee discusses her career with interviewer Billie Allen. The discussion begins with Ms. Dee's early years in Harlem, her education, her introduction to acting through the American Negro Theatre, and the political activism which lead to the blacklisting of many performers and artists in the 1950s. Ms. Dee also discusses her meeting with and marriage to fellow actor and playwright Ossie Davis, and muses on the cultural role of the actor
Interview with Estelle Parsons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Actor/director Estelle Parsons discusses her career with interviewer Pia Lindstrom. Topics covered include Parsons' education, her early years working on the Today show, her experiences singing in Broadway musicals, her tour in Roberto Athayde's play Miss Margarida's way, her work as artistic director for the Actors Studio, and her experiences as a director, as in the recent public reading of Oscar Wilde's Salome with Al Pacino
Interview with Betty Corwin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Betty L. Corwin, founding director of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, a repository of theatrical videorecordings which is part of the Billy Rose Theatre Collection, discusses the history of the archive, which is located at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Topics covered include the union negotiations which made the tapings possible, the rising costs involved in videotaping stage performances since the archive began in 1970, funding efforts, and anecdotes about memorable tapings and personalities
Interview with Nancy Ford ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Composer, musician, and author Nancy Ford discusses her career in musical theater, with emphasis on her working relationship with lyricist Gretchen Cryer. She also discusses her experiences writing dialog for television soap operas
Goddesses of light : focus on women lighting designers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Panel discussion featuring three prominent women lighting designers who work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in the world of dance. They discuss how they came to work in this field, the gender issues that may or may not influence hiring, collaboration with other designers, preparation for a production, and changes in lighting technology. The program concludes with a question-and-answer session with audience members
Interview with Elizabeth Ireland McCann ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Theater producer Elizabeth Ireland McCann discusses her career with interviewer Berenice Weiler. The discussion covers McCann's early years in the business, her thoughts on developing new works for Broadway and Off-Broadway, and on the difficulties in drawing younger audiences. She specifically examines her experiences as producer of Edward Albee's play The goat
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