In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

vii Contents Foreword ix Edward Albee Acknowledgments xi Introduction: “You Have to Hock Your House: The Story of a Producer” 1 1. Privilege with a Price: Washington, Princeton, and Early Theatre Efforts 4 2. Playing with Martians: Stage and Screen with Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre 12 3. A Theatrical Warrior: Lieutenant Richard Barr 39 4. Learning the Director’s Craft: Stock, Broadway, and City Center 49 5. Broadway Beginnings: Ethel Waters, Ruth Draper, and Theatrical Collage 66 6. The Zoo Story: Discovering Edward Albee 78 7. Producers at Work: On Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway 95 8. Experimenting with Edward: Malcolm to All Over 139 9. Hocking the House: Seascape to Sweeney Todd 165 viii Contents 10. Brightening Broadway’s Lights: Barr’s Legacy to the American Theatre 195 Afterword 225 Edward Albee Notes 227 Bibliography 261 Index 269 Gallery follows page 138 ...

pdf

Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.