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Title The best of the Tony Awards [(DVD) videorecording] : the plays / director, Christopher A. Cohen ; written by Steven Hecht ; Christopher A. Cohen Productions.

Edition Standard format.
Publication Info. Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2005]
©2005
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  792.097471 BES    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (68 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Broadway's lost treasures collection.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., full screen.
Language In English.
Closed-captioned.
Performer Hosted by Harvey Fierstein.
Credits Editor, Anita Robertson.
Event Originally aired as segments on the Tony Awards between 1969-2001.
Summary A compilation of dramatic scenes from various Broadway plays, as performed on the Tony Awards by the original cast members between 1969 and 2001.
Contents The great white hope / by Howard Sackler (James Earl Jones & Jane Alexander, 1969) -- One flew over the cuckoo's nest / by Dale Wasserman (Gary Sinise, Tim Sampson & the cast, 2001) -- Lettice and lovage / by Peter Shaffer (Maggie Smith & Margaret Tyzack, 1990) -- M. Butterfly / by David Henry Hwang (John Lithgow & B.D. Wong, 1988) -- A walk in the woods / by Lee Blessing (Robert Prosky & Sam Waterston, 1988) -- Coastal disturbances / by Tina Howe (Annette Bening & Timothy Daly, 1987) -- The sisters Rosensweig / by Wendy Wasserstein (Robert Klein, Jane Alexander & Madeline Kahn, 1993) -- Lovers / by Brian Friel (Art Carney & Anna Manahan, 1969) -- The Heidi chronicles / by Wendy Wasserstein (Joan Allen & Peter Friedman, 1989) -- The tale of the allergist's wife / by Charles Busch (Michele Lee, Linda Lavin & Tony Roberts, 2001) -- Speed-the-plow / by David Mamet (Joe Mantegna & Ron Silver, 1988) -- Lend me a tenor / by Ken Ludwig (Philip Bosco & Victor Garber, 1989) -- The piano lesson / by August Wilson (Charles S. Dutton, Rocky Carroll, Carl Gordon & S. Epatha Merkerson, 1990) -- Fences / by August Wilson (James Earl Jones & Courtney B. Vance, 1987) -- King Hedley II / by August Wilson (Viola Davis & Brian Stokes Mitchell, 2001) -- Joe Turner's come and gone / by August Wilson (Ed Hall, Delroy Lindo & Mel Winkler, 1988) -- Hamlet / by William Shakespeare (Kevin Kline, 1990) -- Long day's journey into night / by Eugene O'Neill (Len Cariou, 1990) -- As you like it / by William Shakespeare (Morgan Freeman, 1990).
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Theater -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Theater -- Videodiscs.
Tony Awards -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Cohen, Christopher A., director.
Hecht, Steven, screenwriter.
Fierstein, Harvey, 1954- host.
Jones, James Earl, performer.
Alexander, Jane, 1939- performer.
Sinise, Gary, performer.
Sampson, Tim, performer.
Smith, Maggie, 1934- performer.
Tyzack, Margaret, 1931-2011, performer.
Lithgow, John, 1945- performer.
Wong, B. D., performer.
Prosky, Robert, 1930-2008, performer.
Waterston, Sam, performer.
Bening, Annette, performer.
Daly, Tim, 1956- performer.
Klein, Robert, 1942- performer.
Kahn, Madeline, performer.
Carney, Art, 1918-2003, performer.
Manahan, Anna, performer.
Allen, Joan, 1956- performer.
Friedman, Peter, performer.
Lee, Michele, performer.
Lavin, Linda, 1937- performer.
Roberts, Tony, 1939- performer.
Mantegna, Joe, performer.
Silver, Ron, 1946-2009, performer.
Bosco, Philip, performer.
Garber, Victor, performer.
Dutton, Charles S., performer.
Carroll, Rocky, performer.
Gordon, Carl, 1932-2010, performer.
Merkerson, S. Epatha, 1952- performer.
Vance, Courtney B., performer.
Davis, Viola, 1965- performer.
Mitchell, Brian Stokes, performer.
Hall, Ed, performer.
Lindo, Delroy, 1952- performer.
Winkler, Mel, performer.
Kline, Kevin, performer.
Cariou, Len, performer.
Freeman, Morgan, performer.
Sackler, Howard. Great white hope.
Wasserman, Dale. One flew over the cuckoo's nest.
Shaffer, Peter, 1926- Lettice and lovage.
Hwang, David Henry, 1957- M. Butterfly.
Blessing, Lee. Walk in the woods.
Howe, Tina. Coastal disturbances.
Wasserstein, Wendy. Sisters Rosensweig.
Friel, Brian. Lovers.
Wasserstein, Wendy. Heidi chronicles.
Busch, Charles. Tale of the allergist's wife.
Mamet, David. Speed-the-plow.
Ludwig, Ken. Lend me a tenor.
Wilson, August. Piano lesson.
Wilson, August. Fences.
Wilson, August. King Hedley II.
Wilson, August. Joe Turner's come and gone.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Long day's journey into night.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Added Title Tony Awards : the plays
ISBN 1569388075
9781569388075
Standard No. 054961807598
Music No. AMP-8075 Acorn Media
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