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Wole Soyinka discusses the play "Death and the King's Horseman." Includes passages from the play and Nigerian funeral music.
Skip Kennon wrote the music for "Herringbone", a one-man musical where all ten parts are played by the actor David Rounds. Madness, depression and schizophrenia are discussed as possible themes of the play.
Principal actor Roscoe Lee Browne, playwright Derek Walcott, and director Gregory Mosher discuss the play "Pantomime" and it's major themes of racial role reversal, Robinson Crusoe influences, and colonialism.
Terkel comments and presents a musical performance of His Majestie's Clerkes
Byrne and Joyce Piven discuss "Five Stories", a theater production which draws on works of Chekhov, Faulkner, Singer and Joyce.
As the co-founder of Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater, Peter Zeisler's goal was to show that first-rate productions can be produced outside of New York. He talks about how the audiences and the artists have changed. He also discusses the various problems of theaters like funding for the arts.
Peter Ustinov discusses his wide-ranging career in the arts as an actor, author, director, and dramatist.
Norman Mailer discusses his writing, literary criticism, and American life. Other topics of conversation include Mailer’s thoughts on “affirmative” literary works, apathy and a lack of passion in modern life, beat writers and their reception in the United States, and many of his contemporary writers.
Nikolay Akimov, Theodore Komisarjevsky and Pavel Markov discuss the Soviet theater. The ending music on this record was edited out
Discussing the play "Short eyes" with the dramatist Miguel Pinero.
Melvin Douglas and Frank Lovejoy discuss their roles in Gore Vidal's play "The Best Man", politics, and their careers.