Forces Who Run The Theatre: Susan Smith DVD Features
Forces Who Run the Theatre examines the roles and responsibilities of the people who control the venues, content, and talent in theatre. It provides a panoramic view of exactly what theatre is and who makes it happen. The active participants or "power brokers" in live theatre take on many guises: theatre owners, managing and artistic directors of regional venues, marketing experts, designers, directors, actors, playwrights, and a plethora of other creative contributors. Featuring Gerald Schoenfeld of the Schubert Organization (the largest and most influential theatre owner in this country), who addresses the relationship between theater owners and producers; Gordon Davidson of the Center Theatre Group, who discusses the development of live theater in Los Angeles; Michael Ritchie, who describes the development of regional theaters, their influence on Broadway, and the changing profile of theater enthusiasts; and Susan Smith, agent to such actors as Brian Dennehy and Kathy Bates, who explains the roles of agents.
Source: First Light Video Publishing
Full Frame - 1.33
Dolby Digital - English