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He Has Metamorphosed Me: John Guare on His Shakespeare Adaptations

Synopsis
Playwright John Guare discusses his adaptations of material by Shakespeare, including the 1971 musical version of The Two Gentlemen of Verona for which Guare wrote the lyrics and libretto. In addition to a general discussion of Shakespeare, Guare reads from his one-act play The General of Hot Desire which uses lines from two of Shakespeare’s sonnets.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Oct 2007
Duration
72 mins

Credits

Producer
Alan Pally
Contributor
John Guare

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Two Gentlemen of Verona, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Videotaped in the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Production Company

Name

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Email
lpacirc@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 870 1630
Fax
(212) 870 1704
Address
40 Lincoln Centre Plaza
New York 10023-7498
NY
USA

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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