Leida Snow interviews Joseph Papp
NamesPapp, Joseph (Interviewee)Snow, Leida (Interviewer)CBS News (Associated name)WINS (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Distributor)
Leida Snow collection of audio interviews and reports on theater, culture and arts
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1983-09-27Date Created: 1984-06-03
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1809
TopicsPapp, Joseph -- InterviewsAward presentationsTony AwardsTheatrical producers and directors -- United StatesNew York (N.Y.) -- Cultural policyRehearsals
GenresRadio programsRadio interviewsInterviewsAward presentations (Radio programs)MusicFilmed performances
NotesBibliographic history: Title provided by cataloger.Venue: Recorded during the rehearsal of Chorus line, and later broadcast on WINS radio station 1983 September 27Venue: Recorded after gala, after the 38th Tony Awards ceremony, for 1010 Wins All News CBS New York radio program [1984 June 3]Acquisition: Gift; Leida Snow, 2009.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 21 minutes) : analog, stereo
DescriptionPart 1. Leida Snow interviews Joseph Papp, the founder of the New York Shakespeare Festival and The Public Theater in New York. He talks about the success of the New York Shakespeare Festival production of the musical "A chorus line" that started as a workshop of a series of taped interviews of dancers' reminiscences, and later became the longest-running production in Broadway history up to that time.Part 2 (0:00-4:12 minutes). Leida Snow reports live after gala that was held after the ceremony of the 1984 38th Annual Tony Awards, and announces some of the Tony Awards winners, such as the musical "Sunday in the park with George," "La Cage aux Folles" (Best Musical), Jeremy Irons (Best Actor) for his role of Henry ("The real thing"), and others.Part 2 (4:14-11:18 minutes). The segment includes brief interview with Joseph Papp who talks about budgeting theatrical productions for educational purposes, such as bringing them to the city schoolls, and subsidizing tickets for school students for various Broadway shows. Leida Snow, interviewer.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 930891446NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20847647Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4ed8a790-b944-0133-4d63-3c07547a230f
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