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All the Film’s A Stage

Image from "the Band Wagon"Grueling rehearsals, opening-night jitters, outsize personalities: films about the world of theater have long been a staple. Join Rick Winston in an exploration of how cinema has portrayed what goes into a theater production, from audition to rehearsal to performance.

Clips from several films both American and foreign will be featured, including such classics as All About Eve, Children of Paradise, and Topsy-Turvy.

Special Arrangements: screen and darkened room.

About the presenter

Image of Rick Winston Rick Winston - Rick has taught film history at Burlington College, Community College of Vermont, Goddard College, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. See full biography.

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