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Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Candide

07/31/1975

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Series
Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama
Program
Candide
Program Number

106

Series Description

Broadcast 1975

BBC productions of classic drama; interviews with actors, directors precede each play: "Edward II," "Macbeth," "The Duchess of Malfi," "Paradise Restored," "She Stoops to Conquer," "Candide," "The Rivals," "The Wild Duck," "Hedda Gabler," "Trelawny of the Wells," "The Three Sisters," "The Playboy of the Western World," "Uncle Vanya," "Mrs. Warren's Profession."

Interviews with actors, directors and scholars aired the evening before on Classic Theatre Preview.

See Prime Time Program Guide September 1975 for cover story. Series release date: 1975

Program Description

A satirical novel tracking the travels and troubles of Candide, a hopeless optimist who survives a world of suffering and the friendship of a charlatan in order to find his true love. Art, song, and comic book illustrations are used to explore the depths of this short satire. Featured speakers include director Harold Ramis, actress Kristen Chenoweth, and cartoonist Chris Ware.

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Talk Show
Creators
Wilson, Joan (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Candide,” 07/31/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA0A31C58BB647DC8B26C739108AACD9.
MLA: “Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Candide.” 07/31/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA0A31C58BB647DC8B26C739108AACD9>.
APA: Classic Theatre: The Humanities in Drama; Candide. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA0A31C58BB647DC8B26C739108AACD9
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