Meridian, Interview with Leida Snow

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Title
Meridian, Interview with Leida Snow
Additional title: Meridian (Radio program)
Names
Snow, Leida (Interviewee)
British Broadcasting Corporation (Distributor)
Collection

Leida Snow collection of audio interviews and reports on theater, culture and arts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990 (Inferred)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1805
Topics
Snow, Leida -- Interviews
Radio personalities -- Interviews
Casting (Performing arts)
Race in the theater
Racism and the arts
Genres
Radio programs
Interviews
Music
Notes
Bibliographic history: Title provided by cataloger.
Venue: Broadcast on BBC 1990
Acquisition: Gift; Leida Snow, 2009.
Physical Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 29 minutes) : analog, stereo
Description
Unidentified BBC radio host talks about the racism in the British and American theater, and the way of black, Indian and other minority actors and actresses to London and New York stages, such as Jamaican-born actress Yvonne Brewster, and, on the other hand, about the problems of white actors to get ethnic roles. Includes interview with Leida Snow who speaks about Jonathan Pryce, a Welsh actor and singer, who was rejected by Actors Equity in New York from the role of Eurasian Engineer in the Broadway production of the musical Miss Saigon, and had to move to the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London to play it.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 930194749
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20843261
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e59e9380-b934-0133-12f8-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1990: Created
  • 2022: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Meridian" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e8e7d330-b934-0133-bc09-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Meridian" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 7, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e8e7d330-b934-0133-bc09-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1990). Meridian Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e8e7d330-b934-0133-bc09-60f81dd2b63c

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Meridian