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Gisela May on the Theater of Brecht
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
"Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German "Berliner Ensemble" theater, reminisces about the German playwright Bertolt Brecht and performs short pieces to illustrate his techniques and ideas. Performance pieces include acting exercises, comparisons of cabaret style with the styles used in political satire,...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
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Gisela May Sings Brecht
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013 (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
"Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German "Berliner Ensemble" theater, in a concert of his songs. The music is by several of the major composers who worked with him: Paul Dessau, Hanns Eisler, Kurt Weill. The songs are sung in the original German, each preceded by a brief English explanation or accompanied...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013 (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
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Jerzy Grotowski Interview: 1970
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1970), 54 mins
"Jerzy Grotowski, director of the Polish Laboratory Theater, talks with theater critic Margaret Croyden, the interview translated by Jacques Chwat, theater director. Grotowski discusses his theater, the relationship between director and actor, a playwright's function, and his ideas about the theater in general. 19...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1970), 54 mins
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The Living Theater
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1969), 28 mins
"The Living Theater Company performs two segments from their 'Mysteries and Smaller Pieces': 'The Brig Dollar' and 'The Plague.' The excerpts are introduced by founder-directors Julian Beck and Judith Malina, who discuss the goals of the work and the ideas of their group with arts critic Jack Kroll.The Living Thea...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1969), 28 mins
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Theater Laboratoire Vicinal: Tramp
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
"Five actors from Belgium belonging to the experimental group Theatre Laboratoire Vicinal perform selections from "Tramp" by Arthur Spilliaert, directed by Frederic Flamand. Critic Margaret Croyden introduces each section and tells its non-verbal story, a "visceral language born of gesture, a theater of invention...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 28 mins
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The Yoshi Show
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1974), 28 mins
"Japanese actor Yoshi performs a series of scenes with other actors, members of Peter Brook's Experimental Theater Company in Paris, villagers in Iran, African villagers, students from the National School for the Deaf. With Michele Collison, Lou Zeldes, other actors and actresses. Scenes include: An imaginary bird...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1974), 28 mins
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Andrei Serban's The Trojan Women
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1974), 27 mins
"Excerpts from the production at La Mama Experimental Theater Club (New York City) of Andrei Serban's interpretation of the classic drama "The Trojan Women" by Euripides, with music by Elizabeth Swados. Theater critic Margaret Croyden provides introductions and commentary. She describes this production as "epic op...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1974), 27 mins
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Kabuki: Onoe Baiko the Seventh as The Salt Gatherer
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 29 mins
"Performance of "The Salt Gatherer" by Kabuki actor Baiko VII, who holds the Japanese honorary title 'Living national treasure.' The performance is illuminated by a demonstration of techniques, an explanation of how certain effects are achieved, and a sequence showing Baiko giving notes on technique to his actor s...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1972), 29 mins
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Peter Brook Conversations About Theater
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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
"Peter Brook and his theater company prepare an experimental version of Shakespeare's "The Tempest." Brook talks about the future of theater, its purpose, whether it has somehow been lost in the world today. His company is seen in acting exercises and performance. Critic Margaret Croyden comments on Brook's work....
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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Theater Laboratoire Vicinal: Real-Reel
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directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1971), 28 mins
"Theater Laboratoire Vicinal's experimental theater work "Real-Reel". Performance, with commentary by theater critic Margaret Croyden. With actors Frederic Flamand and Jean Pol Ferbus. Theater Laboratoire Vicinal is related historically to Jerzy Grotowski's Polish Laboratory Theater, The Living Theater of Julian B...
directed by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013; produced by Merrill Brockway, 1923-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1971), 28 mins
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