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Straight Talk [28/03/1979]

Synopsis
US talk show. Morgan Freeman, Gloria Foster and Joseph Papp are interviewed by Phyliss Haynes and Mary Helen McPhillips about the Black Hispanic Shakespeare Company - its non-traditional casting, audience response and the concept of race in Shakespeare’s plays. Freeman and Foster talk about their roles in repertory productions of Coriolanus and Julius Caesar.
Series
Straight Talk
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
28 Mar 1979 (Channel: WOR-TV Channel 9)
Duration
23 mins

Credits

Director
John Wolf
Producer
Stanley Friedman
Contributor
Gloria Foster; Joseph Papp; Mary Helen McPhillips; Morgan Freeman; Phyliss Haynes

Additional Details

Theatre company
Black Hispanic Theatre Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
racial identity; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting; Black actors

Notes

Notes
The Theatre on Film and Tape copy is an off-air recording.

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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