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Creative Arts Television (Firm)

Overview
Works: 265 works in 674 publications in 1 language and 21,843 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Cultural television programs  Biography  Television programs  Animated films 
Roles: prn, Producer, 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)
American playwrights at Joseph Papp's Public Theater ( visu )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 410 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
As I lay dying by James Franco( visu )
6 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 366 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
Poems [read by Claire Bloom] by Patricia Hampl( visu )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Stage and screen actress Claire Bloom reads poetry by T.S. Eliot and Sir Philip Sidney
Jerzy Grotowski by Merril Brockway( visu )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 361 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
Bunraku the classical puppets of Japan by Merrill Brockway( visu )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 318 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
Three Greek plays ( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from Andrei Serban's interpretations of Electra, Medea, and The Trojan women as produced at La Mama Experimental Theater Club (New York City). Margaret Croyden provides introductions and commentary; Ellen Stewart, founder of La Mama, speaks briefly about her goals in the modern theater
Nightwalk by Chuck Lapp( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
The last performance of The Open Theater. Nightwalk is a collection of situations about the human condition
Onoe Baiko the Seventh as The salt-gatherer ( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
The salt-gatherer, an 18th century Kabuki dance based on a Noh drama performed by Baiko VII, the famous Kabuki actor
Andrei Serban at work ( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with Margaret Croyden and reflections on Serban by Joseph Papp and Ellen Stewart. Filmed excerpts from Serban's workshop production of "The Master and Margarita" by Bulgakov and auditions for a prpoduction of "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg."
Peter Brook conversations about theater by Jean-Gabriel Carasso( visu )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 284 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
Strasberg on acting ( visu )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 274 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
The Group Theater 1931-1940 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 265 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
Arthur Miller and Israel Horovitz discuss theater ( visu )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
A conversation between playwrights Arthur Miller and Israel Horovitz. They discuss the role of the artist in contemporary society, the theater, the writer, playwriting and politics and the responsibility of the playwright to society
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 252 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."--Original container
American theatre conversations the Actors Studio ( visu )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Six prominent professional actors discuss the Actors Studio, its origins, goals, and the influence of "Method" acting
The Open Theater "Fable" : with actors from the Open Theater ( visu )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
This program examines approaches to acting through experiments with the voice and the body. It features members of the Open Theater ensemble in an excerpt from their production "Fable", an interview with director, Andre Gregory and scenes with voice coach Kristin Linklater working with students in innovative acting exercises
Athol Fugard Blood knot ( visu )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Story of two South African half-brothers, one Black, one white, remembering their lives from two very different perspectives
L'histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky( visu )
5 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
"Portions of the renowned experimental dance-theater-pantomime work "L'histoire du soldat" by Igor Stravinsky, from 1918, a surreal response to the chaos and misery of World War One. Forty years later, this program was a television premiere of the work ... the work blends narration, dance, music and characters in changing disguises to tell the story of a common soldier who loses his soul to the devil"--Container
The Body speaks exercises of the Theater Laboratory of Wroclaw ( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 222 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
The coach with the six insides ( visu )
4 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
This program contains an excerpt of Jean Erdman's dance- drama based on James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake." It is a blend of mime, dancing, acting, and music. Erdman also talks about the work
 
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