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Shakespeare Variates

Alternative title
Shakespeare Variations
Synopsis
A showcase for American repertory theatre companies introduced by Walter Kerr. In this episode the American Shakespeare Festival Players, in Stratford, Connecticut rehearse Coriolanus (I i), The Taming of the Shrew (II i) and Romeo and Juliet (III i & III v). The directors for the American Shakespeare Festival Theatre are Allen Fletcher and Joseph Anthony, David Pressman directs for television. The programme is narrated by Morris Cardovsky.
Series
Esso Repertory Theatre
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Transmission details
16 May 1965 at 21:00 (Channel: WNEW)
Duration
59 mins

Credits

Director
David Pressman
Producer
Daniel Melnick; David Susskind
Contributor
Allen Fletcher; Joseph Anthony; Morris Cardovsky; Walter Kerr
Cast
Ruby DeeKatherina
John CunninghamPetruchio
Patrick Hines 
Theodore Sorel 

Additional Details

Theatre
American Festival Theatre, Stratford, CT
Theatre company
American Shakespeare Festival Players
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
All’s Well That Ends Well; Coriolanus; Romeo and Juliet; Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Repertory theatre

Notes

Reviews
Variety (May 19th 1965).

Production Company

Name

Talent Associates

Sponsor

Name

Esso

Archive

Name

Paley Center for Media

Web
http://www.paleycenter.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 621-6600
Address
25 West 52 Street
New York
New York
110019
USA
Notes
Formerly Museum of Television and Radio (MTR). The name changed in 2007.
Name

Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research

Email
askmovies@wisconsinhistory.org
Web
http://www.wcftr.commarts.wisc.edu/about/purpose.html External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 608 264 6466/67
Fax
+1 608 264 6472
Address
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street
Madison
WI 53707 USA

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