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Sir Geraint Evans discusses opera and his time as a performer. Includes an in-depth discussion of the opera Peter Grimes.
Eva Le Gallienne discusses and compares American theater and European theater. She also discusses different playwrights such as Henrik Johan Ipsen and Anton Chekhov.
Part Two of this engrossing interview sees Spinetti elaborate on characters from Joan Littlewood's production of "Oh, What A Lovely War!" in England. Includes a reading of "The English Seaside in High Summer" and an a capella performance of the musical's Act I closer, "Good-bye-ee!", both by Spinetti.
English actor, director and writer Victor Spinelli discusses several aspects of Joan Littlewood's production of "Oh, What A Lovely War!", including the origin of the songs, slides and quotations used in the musical. The two also discuss the World War War I, blind patriotism and what an Italian drill sergeant might sound like. Includes as a reading of "Watchers Along the Mall" by Spinetti.
Discussing the Redmoon Theater of Chicago with co-founders Bill Lasko, Blair Thomas and Clare Dolan. Mr. Thomas and Ms. Dolan were also puppeteers in the theater. The actors talk about making the puppets their own characters and making them larger than life. Audiences are captivated by the puppets, who offer a sense of wonder, magic and fantasy.