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The Resource Richard Barr : the playwright's producer, David A. Crespy ; with a foreword by Edward Albee

Richard Barr : the playwright's producer, David A. Crespy ; with a foreword by Edward Albee

Label
Richard Barr : the playwright's producer
Title
Richard Barr
Title remainder
the playwright's producer
Statement of responsibility
David A. Crespy ; with a foreword by Edward Albee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Richard Barr: The Playwright's Producer, author David A. Crespy investigates the career of one of the theatre's most vivid luminaries, from his work on the film and radio productions of Orson Welles to his triumphant-and final-production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Explored in detail along the way are the producer's relationship with playwright Edward Albee, whose major plays such as A Zoo Story and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Barr was the first to produce, and his innovative productions of contro
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crespy, David Allison
Dewey number
  • 792.02/32092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.B22
LC item number
C84 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Theater in the Americas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barr, Richard
  • Theatrical producers and directors
  • Barr, Richard
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Theatrical producers and directors
  • United States
Label
Richard Barr : the playwright's producer, David A. Crespy ; with a foreword by Edward Albee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "you have to hock your house: the story of a producer" -- Privilege with a price: Washington, Princeton, and early theatre efforts -- Playing with martians: stage and screen with Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre -- A theatrical warrior: Lieutenant Richard Barr -- Learning the director's craft: stock, Broadway, and City Center -- Broadway beginnings: Ethyl Waters, Ruth Draper, and theatrical collage -- The zoo story: discovering Edward Albee -- Producers at work: on Broadway, off-Broadway, and off-off Broadway -- Experimenting with Edward Malcolm to all over -- Hocking the house: Seascape to Sweeney Todd -- Brightening Broadway's lights: Barr's legacy to the American theatre -- Afterword / Edward Albee
Control code
835981087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809331413
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)835981087
Label
Richard Barr : the playwright's producer, David A. Crespy ; with a foreword by Edward Albee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "you have to hock your house: the story of a producer" -- Privilege with a price: Washington, Princeton, and early theatre efforts -- Playing with martians: stage and screen with Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre -- A theatrical warrior: Lieutenant Richard Barr -- Learning the director's craft: stock, Broadway, and City Center -- Broadway beginnings: Ethyl Waters, Ruth Draper, and theatrical collage -- The zoo story: discovering Edward Albee -- Producers at work: on Broadway, off-Broadway, and off-off Broadway -- Experimenting with Edward Malcolm to all over -- Hocking the house: Seascape to Sweeney Todd -- Brightening Broadway's lights: Barr's legacy to the American theatre -- Afterword / Edward Albee
Control code
835981087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809331413
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)835981087

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