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PBS NewsHour, Tony-Award Winning Va. Theater Sprouted From Garage June 5, 2009
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009), 7 mins
Arlington, Va.'s Signature Theater won a 2009 Tony Award as one of the nation's best regional theaters. Jeffrey Brown explores the theater's history and humble beginnings.
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Bringing Joey to Life in 'War Horse': November 9, 2012
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer 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-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2012), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, On Stage, Chicago Students Tackle Immigration, Poverty, Race: March 26, 2012
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2012), 8 mins
Students at the Albany Park Theatre Project in Chicago research, write and perform plays about their own communities, tackling tough issues like immigration, poverty and race while learning about theater in an area where extracurricular activities are few and far between. Jeffrey Brown reports.
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2012), 8 mins
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PBS NewsHour, A Conversation with Playwright Lynn Nottage June 15, 2009
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009), 5 mins
Playwright Lynn Nottage talks to Jeffrey Brown about her Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, 'Ruined,' set during Congo's civil war.
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009), 5 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Kuwaiti Theater Director Finds Modern Inspiration in Shakespeare February 24, 2009
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009), 7 mins
In the second of a series of reports on the Arabesque arts festival at the Kennedy Center, Jeffrey Brown talks to Kuwaiti writer and theater director Sulayman al-Bassam, whose company is presenting a Shakespeare play with a twist, "Richard III: An Arab Tragedy."
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Cate Blanchett on Reviving Theater Classic 'Uncle Vanya' for Modern Stage, August 15, 2011
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2011), 7 mins
Australian actors Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh have brought the Anton Chekhov classic 'Uncle Vanya' back to the stage, playing now at Washington's Kennedy Center. Jeffrey Brown speaks with the actors about the challenges of staging the play for a modern audience and why so many Australians seem to be acting...
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2011), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Missoula Theatre Program Gives New Meaning to
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009), 9 mins
Arts education is typically not a staple of poor communities, so the Missoula Children's Theatre is helping disadvantaged kids find their inner thespian.
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2009), 9 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Stephen Sondheim: Extended Interview
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2010), 17 mins
Jeffrey Brown talks to master lyricist Stephen Sondheim about his many years in the theater.
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2010), 17 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Becoming Falstaff: Interview with Kevin Kline, January 7, 2004
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2004), 10 mins
Jeffrey Brown speaks with actor Kevin Kline about the challenges of portraying Sir John Falstaff in the new production of Shakespeare's Henry IV at New York's Lincoln Center Beaumont Theatre.
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2004), 10 mins
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PBS NewsHour, One-Woman Show Explores Human Side of Health Care Debate: Anna Deavere Smith, February 7, 2011
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2011), 9 mins
Judy Woodruff speaks with actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith about her one-woman play, 'Let Me Down Easy,' which tackles contemporary health care issues through the eyes of more than a dozen different characters, based on hundreds of interviews she conducted.
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2011), 9 mins
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