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Creative Arts Television (Firm)

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Works: 427 works in 842 publications in 1 language and 55,393 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Drama  Interviews  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Documentary films  Christmas films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor
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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 )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 551 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
Andrei Serban at work ( visu )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 517 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 )
8 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and held by 507 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
Strasberg on acting ( visu )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
This program presents an interview with Lee Strasberg and performance segments from a class of The Actors Studio at the Lee Strasberg Acting Institute. Strasberg teaches a class at Actors Studio, a lesson on walking, and analyzes two students rehearsing a scene from Chekhov's Uncle Vanya
A Commedia dell'arte Hamlet ( visu )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
This program presents an abbreviated version of a Commedia Dell'Arte Hamlet, with farce and improvised dialogue interpolated into the play as written by Shakespeare. Based on the text of the First Folio, this approach emphasizes the relationship of old Italian slapstick to Elizabethan drama. Characters introduced into this version include Arlecchino, Captain, and Doctor- well-known in medieval Italian comedies and prototypes of the Punch and Judy shows
American playwrights at Joseph Papp's Public Theater ( visu )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 453 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
To be young, gifted and black ( visu )
6 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
This program consists of excerpts from the 1969 off-Broadway production at the Cherry Lane Theater (1968-69) of "To be young, gifted and black: The world of Lorraine Hansberry", adapted by Robert Nemiroff (Hansberry's widower) and directed by Gene Frankel
Noh theater : the tale of Genji excerpts ( visu )
4 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from the Japanese dance-drama Noh play Tale of Genji, from the 14th century
London by Dickens ( visu )
2 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and held by 422 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
Falstaff in Shakespeare and Verdi ( visu )
3 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The character of Falstaff as seen by Shakespeare and Verdi. With performance of scenes from Verdi's Falstaff at the New York City Metropolitan Opera's 1964 production, and Maynard Mack, Professor of English at Yale University
Last letters from Stalingrad ( visu )
2 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
A theatrical arrangement of the last letters from the great World War Two battle at Stalingrad in January 1943, written by German soldiers before they were captured or killed. Impounded by the German high command, the letters were never delivered, they expressed feelings of fear, disillusionment, the uselessness of war, and introspection about the meaning of life, considered too dangerous to be conveyed to the homefront
A child's Christmas in Wales by Jon Glasco( visu )
4 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Richard Burton portrays and describes Dylan Thomas as he leads into a reading of A child's Christmas in Wales
The Norman Walker Dance Company ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Performance by members of the Norman Walker Dance Company, a leading proponent of the "modern dance" movement
Jerzy Grotowski ( visu )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 387 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
Kabuki Techniques ( visu )
6 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
"Two of the greatest stars of Japan's kabuki theater reveal what has only rarely been seen: the actual acting techniques used in the most difficult and splendid of theater forms. Onoe Shoroku II and Onoe Baiko VII discuss and demonstrate their craft in conversation with the well-known author of works on Asian arts, Faubion Bowers"--Container
 
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