Tag Archives: Theatre (TV Genre)

Why Arthur Miller Wrote "The Crucible"

Why Arthur Miller Wrote "The Crucible"

The play “The Crucible” was an urgent response to McCarthyism. Please SUBSCRIBE if you enjoyed! **More info & videos below** The play “The Crucible,” written by Arthur Miller, one of America’s most influential playwrights, was an urgent response to McCarthyism and director Elia Kazan’s controversial testimony in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee. For full episodes, visit Find us on: #AmericanMasters #American Masters #AmericanMasters ___ American Masters, THIRTEEN’s award-winning… Read Article →

Tom at the Farm playwright Michel Marc Bouchard

Tom at the Farm playwright Michel Marc Bouchard

Award-winning playwright Michel Marc Bouchard talks about Tom at the Farm, his play which was made into a film by director Xavier Dolan. The suspenseful play centres on a gay man who visits the family of his dead partner whose family was unaware of his sexual orientation. Bouchard also wrote Lilies and The Madonna Painter. Tom at the Farm is being mounted in Toronto at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre…. Read Article →

Why? Radio 56: "A Conversation with a Playwright" with Tony Kushner and Jack Russell Weinstein

Why? Radio 56: "A Conversation with a Playwright" with Tony Kushner and Jack Russell Weinstein

For more information and more episodes: visit www.whyradioshow.org Tony Kushner is probably the most important and most influential living American playwright. At this year’s UND Writers Conference, WHY?’s host Jack Russell Weinstein had the pleasure and honor of talking to him about the Pulitzer Prize winning play Angels in America, his movie, Lincoln, and writing for the theater in general. It was a remarkable conversation in front of a very… Read Article →

"The Nether" interview w playwright Jennifer Haley - Virtual Reality Play

"The Nether" interview w playwright Jennifer Haley – Virtual Reality Play

IndieGameReviewer.com talks to playwright Jennifer Haley about morality and virtual reality in her new play “The Nether” and its world premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City, California – March 2013. The interview was recorded immediately after her talk with game designer Jane McGonigal. my name is Jennifer Haley we're in Culver City Los Angeles I am a playwright and I had a play opening at the Kirk… Read Article →

Advice to Submitting Playwrights

Advice to Submitting Playwrights

This one is really more a rant about being a festival producer because a playwright was really rude to me…just some advice to people who are submitting art to contests. A bit ranty. everybody it's Patrick it's Tuesday afternoon a couple things happen today that I wanted to talk about first is that i did not get accepted into a playwriting festival that i thought i had a really good… Read Article →

Ein Sommernachtstraum to go (Shakespeare in 14 Minuten)

Ein Sommernachtstraum to go (Shakespeare in 14 Minuten)

Ob Adel, Jugend, Handwerker oder Elfenaristokratie: In und um die Mittsommernacht laufen die Hormone bei allen Amok. Michael Sommer und sein Playmobilensemble präsentieren eine unterhaltsame und kompakte Kurzfassung des Komödienklassikers von William Shakespeare. WARNHINWEIS: DIESES TO-GO-VIDEO ERSETZT NICHT DIE LEKTÜRE DES ORIGINALS. Ich empfehle: Selber lesen. gut mit summernight party und herzlich willkommen zur turbo version von william shakespeares ein sommernachtstraum wir machen einen nächtlichen ausflug nach süden und unsere… Read Article →

New Plays and Playwrights (Working In The Theatre #319)

New Plays and Playwrights (Working In The Theatre #319)

Five of America’s leading playwrights, Nilo Cruz (Beauty of the Father), Julia Jordan (Boy), Terrence McNally (The Visit), Paul Rudnick (Valhalla) and Regina Taylor (Drowning Crow) come together in this panel interview to discuss the state of new playwriting in America today – its challenges, its rewards and how the process is changing. Taped – January, 2004 An acclaimed fixture on New York television and in the theatre community for… Read Article →

An Interview with Playwright Carl Djerassi

An Interview with Playwright Carl Djerassi

Chemist, novelist and playwright Carl Djerassi discusses his collaboration with Roald Hoffman on the play “Oxygen.” This video is part of the materials accompanying the DVD recording of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s theatre production of the play “Oxygen,” written by Djerassi and Hoffmann. For more information and to purchase the DVD, visit: it didn't ask a question to ask why two people collaborate in a play because they're very few… Read Article →

Playwright Roald Hoffmann on Madame Lavoisier

Playwright Roald Hoffmann on Madame Lavoisier

The Nobel Laureate discusses Madame Lavoisier and her contributions to chemistry alongside her husband Antoine Lavoisier. Hoffmann is the Frank H.T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters at Cornell University, where many Lavoisier artifacts are housed. This video is part of the materials accompanying the DVD recording of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s theatre production of the play “Oxygen,” written by Hoffmann and Carl Djerassi. For more information and to purchase the… Read Article →

King Lear by William SHAKESPEARE | trgedy | Full Unabridged  AudioBook

King Lear by William SHAKESPEARE | trgedy | Full Unabridged AudioBook

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What was Shakespeare's life like? Animation from Shakespeare by Paul Edmondson

What was Shakespeare's life like? Animation from Shakespeare by Paul Edmondson

Watch an animation from Shakespeare by Paul Edmondson Ideas in Profile: Small Introductions to Big Topics Shakespeare is the world’s greatest writer. In this lively and authoritative introduction, Paul Edmondson presents Shakespeare afresh as a dramatist and poet, and encourages us to take ownership of the works for ourselves as words to be spoken as well as discussed. We get a wide sense of what his life was like, his… Read Article →

"Teaching Shakespeare" by Keir Cutler, PhD

"Teaching Shakespeare" by Keir Cutler, PhD

“Teaching Shakespeare” is a parody of a college Shakespeare class, and a portrait of a frustrated actor turned frustrated professor struggling to keep his teaching position, despite terrible student evaluations. Filmed before a live audience at the 2000 Montreal Fringe Festival. “Teaching Shakespeare” has won multiple awards, and has been performed consistently since its debut in 1999. “I remember “Teaching Shakespeare” as one of the most enjoyable Fringe productions of… Read Article →

Sarah Ruhl on 'Poor Theatre'

Sarah Ruhl on 'Poor Theatre'

Sarah Ruhl’s plays include THE OLDEST BOY, STAGE KISS, IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY (Pulitzer Prize finalist), THE CLEAN HOUSE (Pulitzer Prize finalist, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), PASSION PLAY, A CYCLE (Pen American Award, The Fourth Freedom Forum Playwriting Award from The Kennedy Center); DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE (Helen Hayes Award for Best New Play), MELANCHOLY PLAY, EURYDICE, ORLANDO, LATE: A COWBOY SONG. Her plays have been… Read Article →

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare) – Thug Notes Summary & Analysis

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare) – Thug Notes Summary & Analysis

Get the Thug Notes BOOK here! ►► Check out the Shakespeare playlist here! ►► From plot debriefs to key motifs, Thug Notes’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream Summary & Analysis has you covered with themes, symbols, important quotes, and more. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1590-1597) by William Shakespeare Get the book here on Amazon ►► Get the book here on iBooks ►► Twitter: @SparkySweetsPhd Facebook: More Thug Notes: Lord of the… Read Article →

Arthur Laurents & David Saint

Arthur Laurents & David Saint

Be sure to subscribe for all new episodes! Arthur Laurents talks with David Saint about doing what you love and finding immortality in art in The Legacy Project Volume I. Produced by the Dramatists Guild Fund, The Legacy Project is a series of interviews featuring prominent contemporary American playwrights, lyricists and composers. Each interview offers an intimate look into the lives and creative process of these writers of the theater…. Read Article →