Interviews for the book New Broadways [sound recording] / Gerald Berkowitz


Interviews for the book New Broadways [sound recording] / Gerald Berkowitz

Consists of taped interviews, conducted by Gerald Berkowitz, for his book 'New Broadways: theatre across America: approaching a new millennium.' Interviewees include Andre Bishop, Gigi Bolt, Gregory Boyd, Bill Bushnell, Ben Cameron, Alexander H. Cohen, Robert Falls, Michael Feingold, Bernard Gersten, Jon Jory, Woody King, Eric Krebs, Theodore Mann, Ruth Mayleas, Julia Miles, Gregory Mosher, Laura Pels, Lloyd Richards, David Richtenthal, Tim Sanford, Suzanne Sato, Ben Sprecher, Scott Steele, Howard Stein, John Sullivan, and George C. White. Discussions center around Off-Broadway and regional theater. Theaters such as the Alley Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Lincoln Center Theater, O'Neill Center, Circle Repertory Theatre, Circle in the Square, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Los Angeles Actors Theatre and Playwrights Horizons are discussed.

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