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Creative Arts Television (Firm)

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Works: 284 works in 660 publications in 2 languages and 16,303 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Music  Parodies, imitations, etc  Documentary television programs  Folklore 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: AE5, 792.023309438
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Publications about Creative Arts Television (Firm)
Publications by Creative Arts Television (Firm)
Most widely held works by Creative Arts Television (Firm)
Jerzy Grotowski ( visu )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Grotowski, the director of the Polish Lab Theater, discusses the relationship between director and actor, a playwright's function, and the idea of his "poor" theater that renounces everything not essential to the work
Onoe Baiko the seventh as The salt-gatherer ( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Tribute to the Kabuki actor Onoe Baikō VII upon his being named one of Japan's Living National Treasures. Baikō, a noted onnagata (female impersonator) is seen in footage filmed in 1969 during the Grand Kabuki's U.S. tour, playing the role of the courtesan Agemaki in the play Sukeroku, first in costume onstage, then in street clothes in the television studio. In a series of still photographs, he is seen coaching his eldest son Kikunosuke in the role of Sagami, General Kumagai's wife. The final segment of the program shows Baikō in the role of a woman abandoned by her lover, filmed onstage in the 1960s in an extended excerpt from The salt gatherer, an 18th-century Kabuki play based on a 14th-century Nō drama
Bunraku the classical puppets of Japan ( Computer File )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Introduction to the art of Bunraku, Japanese puppet theater. Includes performed excerpts from the play Sonezaki Shinju (The Love Suicides at Sonezaki) by the 18th century writer Chikamatsu Monzaemon
Three Greek plays ( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from the production at La Mama Experimental Theater Club (New York City) of Andrei Serban's interpretation of the classic dramas Electra, Medea, and The Trojan women, with music by Elizabeth Swados. Margaret Croyden provides introductions and commentary. Ellen Stewart, founder and guiding spirit of La Mama speaks briefly about her goals in the modern theater
Nightwalk ( visu )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
"The Open Theater group in ... its last performance before disbanding. Nightwalk is a collective theater work, the creation of writers Jean-Claude van Itallie, Sam Shepard, Megan Terry, and Open Theater director Joseph Chaikin, as well as the actors. It is a montage of surreal situations that examine the human condition in worlds both real and fantastic, presenting exagerrations of human pretensions. Human and birdlike creatures weave in and out. The 'plot' is a journey, liberated from conventional thought."--Container
Poems [read by Claire Bloom] ( Computer File )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Stage and screen actress Claire Bloom reads poetry by T.S. Eliot and Sir Philip Sidney
Peter Brook conversations about theater ( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
An illustrated interview with the celebrated theater director just after returning from Africa with his Center of Research, a group of young actors based in Paris. Brook explains his views on theater, cross-cultural performances, improvisation, Shakespeare, working with young actors, etc
As I lay dying ( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of part of William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, about the death of the mother of a rural Mississippi family
Strasberg on acting ( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Lee Strasberg, director of the Actors Studio, is interviewed about his career, the actors he has taught, and his ideas about acting, including Method acting
Andrei Serban at work ( Computer File )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with Croyden and reflections on Serban by Joseph Papp and Ellen Stewart. Filmed excerpts of Serban's productions are included
The Group Theater 1931-1940 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Harold Clurman, Lee Strasberg, and Robert Lewis reminisce about the Group Theatre from its beginnings in New York City in 1931 through its struggle during the war years to 1941
German theater of protest 1918-1938, the art of expressionism by Warren Wallace( visu )
4 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
"German theater of the years between the two world wars, often considered part of the European "Expressionist" movement, was, in its most inventive aspects, a theater of opposition. It was a theater of protest against the values of the society that had prosecuted World War One, against bourgeois smugness, and then against the Germans' acceptance of the authoritatianism of National Socialism. The plays from which scenes are presented here are "Gas" by Georg Kaiser, "Hoopla! Such is Life!" by Ernst Toller, and "The Private Life of the Master Race" by Bertolt Brecht."--Container
American theatre conversations the Actors Studio ( visu )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Stage professionals discuss the Actors Studio, its origin, goals, and the influence of "Method" acting
American playwrights at Joseph Papp's Public Theater ( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
This 2 part program explores the goals and techniques of Joe Papp's famous enterprise in New York City, The Public Theater. Several plays are seen in excerpt form, as finished productions or as works in progress. Theater writer/critic Margaret Croyden interviews Papp and the playwrights whose work is seen. The plays highlighted are David Freeman's "Jessie and the bandit queen", John Guare's "Rich and famous", Myrna Lamb's "Apple pie."
The Body speaks exercises of the Theater Laboratory of Wroclaw ( Computer File )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Ryszard Cieslak, leading actor of Jerzy Grotowski's Polish Laboratory Theater, demonstrates and discusses the exercises he and Grotowski have developed for using the body in acting
A Commedia dell'arte Hamlet ( Computer File )
4 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"Commedia dell'arte," a 16th century Italian dramatic genre, was well known in Shakespeare's England. Masked actors improvised on familiar plots and worked familiar characters into comedic versions of serious stories. Part farce, part deconstruction, part social commentary, the technique has been used here on scenes from Shakespeare's "Hamlet."
Ọba koso Nigerian music and dance drama ( visu )
5 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in Yoruba and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from the famous Yoruba folklore drama about a wicked man who tries to overthrow the king. Intricate dance steps, brilliantly colored costumes, and Yoruba instruments and singing. The title translates as "the king did not have."
A master of burlesque ( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Steve Mills, one of the last masters of burlesque, recreates some of the famous set pieces of burlesque. He is assisted by comedians Caro Cormic, Abagail Chase, Dexter Maitland and Harry Ryan. Film also gives an overview of this form of comedy
Sidney Lumet from theater to film ( Computer File )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
"This program is an illustrated exploration of how stage plays can be translated to the screen--with particular attention to the work of director Sidney Lumet ..."--Container
Puppets in the French style with Compagnie Philippe Genty ( Computer File )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The celebrated French puppeteers Compagnie Philippe Genty demonstrate their artistry with several different kinds of figures, ranging from the human to the dreamlike.-- container
 
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