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Creative Arts Television (Firm)

Overview
Works: 422 works in 871 publications in 1 language and 58,161 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Interviews  Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Documentary films  Christmas films  Biography 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor
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Most widely held works by Creative Arts Television (Firm)
Bunraku : the classical puppets of Japan by Merrill Brockway( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the art of Bunraku, Japanese puppet theater. Includes performed excerpts from the play Sonezaki Shinju (The Love Suicides at Sonezaki) by the 18th century writer Chikamatsu Monzaemon
Peter Brook : conversations about theater by Peter Brook( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this interview, Peter Brook explains his views on theater, cross-cultural performances, improvisation, Shakespeare, and working with young actors
Andrei Serban at work( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with Croyden and reflections on Serban by Joseph Papp and Ellen Stewart
The Group Theater : 1931-1940( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Group Theater was active from 1931 to 1940. In this program, three distinguished theater producer-directors recapture the heady days of the famous Group Theater and discuss its origins, successes, failures, and eventual decline. Harold Clurman, Lee Strasberg and Bobby Lewis - all actively involved in American theater production, as well as criticism and history - were among the young pioneers who gave life to one of the country's great experiments in the theater during the 1930s. Period photographs recall their efforts and collaborators, including Elia Kazan, Stella Adler, Clifford Odets, Franchot Tone and John Garfield
Strasberg on acting( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Strasberg, director of the Actors Studio, is interviewed about his career, the actors he has taught, and his ideas about acting, including Method acting
American theatre conversations : the Actors Studio( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, members of The Actors Studio and The Production Board of the Actors Studio Theater - Geraldine Page, Paul Newman, Frank Corsaro, Michael Wager, Rip Torn, and Fred Stewart - discuss their training at The Actors Studio and the goals for The Actors Studio Theater
Poems [read by Irene Worth] by Patricia Hampl( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage and screen actress Claire Bloom reads poetry by T.S. Eliot and Sir Philip Sidney
A Commedia dell'arte Hamlet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Commedia dell'arte," a 16th century Italian dramatic genre, was well known in Shakespeare's England. Masked actors improvised on familiar plots and worked familiar characters into comedic versions of serious stories. Part farce, part deconstruction, part social commentary, the technique has been used here on scenes from Shakespeare's "Hamlet."
American playwrights at Joseph Papp's Public Theater( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the goals and techniques of Papp's famous Public Theater in New York. Croyden, Papp and various writers discuss issues such as plot development, the role of women playwrights, and the persistence of parent-child relationships as play material
As I lay dying( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of part of William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, about the death of the mother of a rural Mississippi family
Athol Fugard : Blood knot( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare filmed recording of excerpts from the original New York production of Athol Fugard's first important play
To be young, gifted and black( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program consists of excerpts from the 1969 off- Broadway production at the Cherry Lane Theater (1968-69) of "To be young, gifted and black: The world of Lorraine Hansberry", adapted by Robert Nemiroff (Hansberry's widower) and directed by Gene Frankel
London by Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' works, including Sketches by Boz are used as a source for an imaginary tour of 19th century London, featuring some of his best known characters
Noh theater : the tale of Genji excerpts( Visual )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from the Japanese dance-drama Noh play Tale of Genji, from the 14th century
Last letters from Stalingrad( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theatrical arrangement of the last letters from the great World War Two battle at Stalingrad in January 1943, written by German soldiers before they were captured or killed. Impounded by the German high command, the letters were never delivered, they expressed feelings of fear, disillusionment, the uselessness of war, and introspection about the meaning of life, considered too dangerous to be conveyed to the homefront
Falstaff in Shakespeare and Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The character of Falstaff as seen by Shakespeare and Verdi. With performance of scenes from Verdi's Falstaff at the New York City Metropolitan Opera's 1964 production, and Maynard Mack, Professor of English at Yale University
The Norman Walker Dance Company( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance by members of the Norman Walker Dance Company, a leading proponent of the "modern dance" movement
A child's Christmas in Wales by Jon Glasco( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this episode of Camera Three, Richard Burton reflects on the life of Dylan Thomas as he roams New York City. Sitting in a bar Thomas favored, Burton recites A Child's Christmas in Wales
Jerzy Grotowski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grotowski, the director of the Polish Lab Theater, discusses the relationship between director and actor, a playwright's function, and the idea of his "poor" theater that renounces everything not essential to the work
Sophie Maslow : Poem by Sophie Maslow( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poem is a modern dance based on Lawrence Ferlinghetti''s poem, Autobiography, choreographed by Sophie Maslow to music by Duke Ellington. This program presents a performance, featuring Morrie Pierce (reading poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti), Sophie Maslow (choreographer), Herbert Lovell (drummer), Julie Arenal, William Dugan, Stanley Berke, Haruki Fujimoto, Carol Fried (dancers). In conversation Maslow emphasizes how her choreography is particularly concerned with the modern American dance idiom. She discusses the roots of contemporary dance and introduces her dance, in four movements
 
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