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Title The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Staging a show on The NewsHour / [produced by PBS].

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, 2010.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (79 minutes)
Playing Time 011839
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Note Title from resource description page (viewed January 09, 2018).
Contents Birth of an opera : December 17, 1999 -- Gatsby : the opera : January 6, 2000 -- Cockpit drama : June 8, 2000 -- The play's the thing : June 12, 2001 -- Child's play : May 24, 2004 -- Margaret Garner : an opera : May 20, 2005 -- Surviving Jonestown : June 2, 2005 -- Re-learning Shakespeare : December 27, 2005.
Summary NewsHour correspondents report on a variety of notable theater productions, including opera versions of Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge," F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," and Toni Morrison's "Beloved." Also, two plays based on news events are examined: transcripts of cockpit voice recordings provided the basis for "Charlie Victor Romeo," a play about aircraft emergencies; and "The People's Temple" is a play about the Jonestown Massacre, based on diaries and the recollections of survivors. Shakespeare is the subject of two more reports: a look at the re-creation of the Globe Theatre in London and a report written in iambic pentameter about a Shakespeare street festival in Denver. Also included is a profile of the Tony Award winning Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis. This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media.'s standard return policy will apply.
Language In English.
Local Note Alexander Street Theatre Performance and Design Collection: Theatre in Video, Volume II, Second Edition
Subject Opera -- Production and direction -- United States.
Theater -- Production and direction -- United States.
Genre/Form Television news programs.
Added Author Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), production company.
Added Title Staging a show on The NewsHour
In series: News hour with Jim Lehrer (Television program)