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Creative Arts Television (Firm)

Overview
Works: 304 works in 630 publications in 1 language and 24,701 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs  Biography  Cultural television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor
Classifications: AE5, 791.4372
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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)
Bunraku : the classical puppets of Japan by Merrill Brockway( visu )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Introduction to the art of Bunraku, Japanese puppet theater. Includes performed excerpts from the play Sonezaki Shinjū (The Love Suicides at Sonezaki) by the 18th century writer Chikamatsu Monzaemon
As I lay dying by James Franco( visu )
4 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
This program contains a discussion about the work and a portion of the performance based on the novel by William Faulkner. The work is neither pure theater nor pure dance but a combination of both
Peter Brook : conversations about theater by Peter Brook( visu )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Margaret Croyden's interview with Peter Brook after he returned from Africa with his Center of Research, a group of actors based in Paris. Brook explains his views on theater, cross-cultural performances, improvisation, Shakespeare, working with young actors
Andrei Serban at work ( visu )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with Croyden and reflections on Serban by Joseph Papp and Ellen Stewart
Strasberg on acting ( visu )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 379 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
Jerzy Grotowski ( visu )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 377 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
American theatre conversations : the Actors Studio ( visu )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Stage professionals discuss the Actors Studio, its origin, goals, and the influence of "Method" acting
Three Greek plays ( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 327 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
The Body speaks : exercises of the Theater Laboratory of Wroclaw ( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 326 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
American playwrights at Joseph Papp's Public Theater ( visu )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Explores the goals and techniques of Papp's famous Public Theater in New York. Croyden, Papp and various writers discuss issues such as plot development, the role of women playwrights, and the persistence of parent-child relationships as play material
A Commedia dell'arte Hamlet ( visu )
4 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 319 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."
Onoe Baiko the Seventh as The salt-gatherer ( visu )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
The salt-gatherer, an 18th century Kabuki dance based on a Noh drama performed by Baiko VII, the famous Kabuki actor
Nightwalk ( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
The last performance of The Open Theater. Nightwalk is a collection of situations about the human condition
Puppets in the French style : with Compagnie Philippe Genty ( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 311 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
Gogol : "Diary of a madman" ( visu )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the 1964 off-Broadway production of the celebrated story by Nikolay Gogol about a clerk's disintegration into complete madness. Performed by the well-known actor and drama teacher William Hickey in an extraordinary one-man tour de force
To be young, gifted and black ( visu )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from the original 1969 off-Broadway production of Lorraine Hansberry's passionate, funny and biting indictment of racism, gathered from her dramatic pieces and other writings
London by Dickens ( visu )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Dickens' works, including Sketches by Boz are used as a source for an imaginary tour of 19th century London, featuring some of his best known characters
The Group Theater : 1931-1940 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Clurman, Strasberg and Lewis discuss the heady days of the famous Group Theater, its origins, successes, failures, and eventual decline. The Group Theater was active from 1931 to 1940. It came in with the Depression and went out with the World War. It was intended as a forum for plays that would make a political statement; a new start in the casting and presentaiton of plays; a way of exploring acting techniques and of forging a cohesive group of talent that would stay together
Dreams : a dance work ( visu )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Dreams, a dance choreographed by Anna Sokolow and performed by nine dancers. Theme is based on the Holocaust and inspired by scenes found in the books "The Diary of Anne Frank" and "The Last of the Just". Anna Sokolow introduces the dances
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 271 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
 
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