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Les Blancs
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written by Robert B. Nemiroff, 1929-1991; directed by Yaël Farber, 1971-; designed by Soutra Gilmour; performed by Sheila Atim, 1991-, Anna Madeley, 1977-, Sidney Cole, 1962-, Elliot Cowan, 1976-, Roger Nsengiyumva, 1994-, James Fleet, 1952-, Clive Francis, 1946-, Siân Phillips, 1933-, Tunji Kasim, fl. 2007, Danny Sapani, 1970- and Gary Beadle, 1965- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2016, originally published 2016), 2 hours 24 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (contains mature themes and references to racism)

This production is an archival recording captured in 2016.

An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Racial tensions boil over. Tshembe, returne...

written by Robert B. Nemiroff, 1929-1991; directed by Yaël Farber, 1971-; designed by Soutra Gilmour; performed by Sheila Atim, 1991-, Anna Madeley, 1977-, Sidney Cole, 1962-, Elliot Cowan, 1976-, Roger Nsengiyumva, 1994-, James Fleet, 1952-, Clive Francis, 1946-, Siân Phillips, 1933-, Tunji Kasim, fl. 2007, Danny Sapani, 1970- and Gary Beadle, 1965- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2016, originally published 2016), 2 hours 24 mins
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Blocking a Scene: Basic Staging With Actors
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directed by Ken Kebow, fl. 1990; presented by Michael Joyce, fl. 1990; produced by Theater Arts Video Library (Leucadia, CA: Theater Arts Video Library, 1990), 1 hour 28 mins

Students learn the basics of directing a scene from Professor Michael Joyce formerly at Mary Washington College. Emphasizing script analysis, development of a floorplan and collaboration with actors, Michael works with students as they begin their very first directing project - a scene from George Bernard Shaw's C...

directed by Ken Kebow, fl. 1990; presented by Michael Joyce, fl. 1990; produced by Theater Arts Video Library (Leucadia, CA: Theater Arts Video Library, 1990), 1 hour 28 mins
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Blood Knot
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written by Athol Fugard, 1932-; produced by Columbia Broadcasting System; performed by J.D. Cannon, 1922-2005 and James Earl Jones, 1931- (Creative Arts Television, 1964), 29 mins
"Adaptation of the drama "The Blood Knot" by South African playwright Athol Fugard with J. D. Cannon and James Earl Jones, the original cast in the first New York production. 1964."
written by Athol Fugard, 1932-; produced by Columbia Broadcasting System; performed by J.D. Cannon, 1922-2005 and James Earl Jones, 1931- (Creative Arts Television, 1964), 29 mins
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Bluebeard
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written by Charles Ludlam, 1943-1987; directed by Gregor Christian Oganisian, fl. 1995; designed by Marco De Leon, fl. 1995-2012; produced by Ann Greyson, fl. 1990-1999; performed by Marc Shrem, fl. 1995-2012, Kara Maria Miller, fl. 1995, Richard Magram, fl. 1995-2012, Natalie Etkin King, fl. 1995, Carolyn Chiodini-Cable, fl. 1991-2012, Janet DeLong, fl. 1965-2008 and Mitch Rubman, fl. 1994-2006 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: East Heights Productions, 1995), 59 mins
Contains mature language
This comedy, by director Gregor Christian Oganisian, features Richard Magram, Kara Maria Miller, Janet DeLong, and Mitch Rubman.
written by Charles Ludlam, 1943-1987; directed by Gregor Christian Oganisian, fl. 1995; designed by Marco De Leon, fl. 1995-2012; produced by Ann Greyson, fl. 1990-1999; performed by Marc Shrem, fl. 1995-2012, Kara Maria Miller, fl. 1995, Richard Magram, fl. 1995-2012, Natalie Etkin King, fl. 1995, Carolyn Chiodini-Cable, fl. 1991-2012, Janet DeLong, fl. 1965-2008 and Mitch Rubman, fl. 1994-2006 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: East Heights Productions, 1995), 59 mins
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Blue/Orange
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written by Joe Penhall, 1967-; directed by Howard Davies, 1945-2016; produced by Richard Fell, fl. 1995, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Brian Cox, 1946-, John Simm, 1970- and Shaun Parkes, 1973- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 1 hour 28 mins
In a London psychiatric hospital, an enigmatic young man claims, among other things, to be the son of an exiled African dictator - a story that becomes unnervingly plausible. In a fiery and suspenseful debate, his doctor and consultant clash over the patient's diagnosis and treatment. What ensues is an incendiary...
written by Joe Penhall, 1967-; directed by Howard Davies, 1945-2016; produced by Richard Fell, fl. 1995, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Brian Cox, 1946-, John Simm, 1970- and Shaun Parkes, 1973- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 1 hour 28 mins
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Body Language For Actors: Portraying Different Cultures
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directed by Joel Asher, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Joel Asher, fl. 1981-2010 (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2007), 31 mins
In this program, diversity specialist and folklorist Norine Dresser lead actors through exercises that demonstrate cultural differences in body language and movement. Dresser discusses the norms, taboos, and gender issues surrounding a variety of gestures from a diverse array of cultures and offers explanations of...
directed by Joel Asher, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Joel Asher, fl. 1981-2010 (New York, NY: Alexander Street, 2007), 31 mins
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Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
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written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1670); directed by Dirk Sanders, 1934-2002; performed by Jérôme Savary, 1942-, Clémence Massart-Weit, fl. 1978-2002, Linda Katz, fl. 1982, Aurélie Balte, fl. 1981-1987, Gérard Dervieau, fl. 1978-1982, Maxime Lombard, fl. 1974-2005, Bruno Raffaelli, fl. 1977-2006, Nona Heftre, fl. 1982 and François Borysse, fl. 1973-2005 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1982), 2 hours 5 mins
Jérôme Savary, 1942-
written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1670); directed by Dirk Sanders, 1934-2002; performed by Jérôme Savary, 1942-, Clémence Massart-Weit, fl. 1978-2002, Linda Katz, fl. 1982, Aurélie Balte, fl. 1981-1987, Gérard Dervieau, fl. 1978-1982, Maxime Lombard, fl. 1974-2005, Bruno Raffaelli, fl. 1977-2006, Nona Heftre, fl. 1982 and François Borysse, fl. 1973-2005 (Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1982), 2 hours 5 mins
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Brecht: Mann ist Mann
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1962), 27 mins
"Playwright and critic Eric Bentley talks about his adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's "Mann Ist Mann" ("A Man's A Man") and comments on scenes from a current production (1962) of the play off-Broadway. Cast includes Clifford James, Michael Conrad, James Hefferman, Olympia Dukakis, Maurice Edwards. With musicians Edit...
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1962), 27 mins
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Bringing Joey to Life in 'War Horse': November 9, 2012
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 7 mins
The play 'War Horse,' currently at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., is the story of friendship, war, love and one remarkable steed named Joey. Based on Michael Morpurgo's children's novel of the same name, the play begins in pre-WWI Britain. A young man named Albert becomes Joey's ca...
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 7 mins
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Bunraku: The Classical Puppets of Japan
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1973), 29 mins
"Filmed study of Bunraku, the classical Japanese puppet art, which uses three-quarters life-sized figures, handled by black-clothed manipulators who remain in plain view of the audience, convention rendering them invisible. These scenes trace Bunraku from the making of the puppets and the way in which their limbs...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1973), 29 mins
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