Formation of permanent Black-Hispanic Shakespeare Company: [speech and television interview]
NamesPapp, Joseph (Speaker)Papp, Joseph (Interviewee)
New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979-03-21
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 2781
TopicsPapp, JosephAdaptations -- Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar. AdaptationsBrecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder. English -- AdaptationsPiñero, Miguel. Short eyes. SpanishTheater -- Production and direction -- New York (State) -- New YorkShakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar -- Adaptations
NotesCreation/production credits: [speech by Joe Papp; additional commentary by Joe Papp.].Content: Title by cataloger.Content: "Master; Joe Papp speech; formation of Black-Hispanic Shakespeare Co.; permanent; 3/21/79"--Tape reel container 1.Content: "Copy of Joe Papp speech; re Black-Hispanic Co."--Tape reel container 2.Content: On container spine, reel 1: Joe Papp. re Formation of Black-Hispanic Shakespeare Co. 3/21/79.Performers: Joseph Papp, speaker and interviewee ; with unidentified Channel 5 reporter, interviewer. Venue: Recorded live [New York, New York] 1979 Mar. 21Additional physical form: Also avaliable on cassette tape, located at *LTC 10266.Acquisition: Gift; The New York Shakespeare Festival and Gail Merrifield Papp; 1993.Content: Forms part of: New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection.Content: Notes (1 p. letter) available in *LT-7-A 2781 (1 of 2) ; Letter dated from Serge 1979 March 23.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 2 audiotape reels (70 min., 31 sec.) : analog, stereo, 3 3/4 ips ; 7 in.
DescriptionStreaming audio contain a master recording of a speech (part 1: 9:45-55:21) and a television interview for Channel 5 (part 2: 0:00-10:45) Joseph Papp gave on March 21, 1979, about his plans to create a new Shakespeare Company in New York that would feature both Black and Hispanic performers and their productions. Some productions Papp talked about was the BBC 1979 film of Julius Caesar (full black cast), the upcoming adaptation of Mother Courage (1980, Public Theater), and the Latin-American adaptation of Miguel Piñero's "Short eyes".
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16823984RLIN/OCLC: 222010927Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 61b24830-b3db-0133-a6ce-3c07547a230f
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