|Size:||12 cassette tapes|
|Repository:||Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, 400 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605|
|Collection Number:||SPE: Archives_CTC_MTP|
|Access:||Researchers, please request this material 24 hours in advance of use.|
|Citation:||When quoting material from this collection the preferred citation is: Meet the Playwright Lecture Series, [Tape #], Special Collections, Chicago Public Library|
Scope and Content
During the month of November 1986, the Chicago Public Library hosted a series of lectures and panel discussions in which Chicago playwrights discussed their work, presented performance excerpts and answered audience questions. This program was organized by the Chicago Office of Fine Arts and co-sponsored by the Chicago Public Library. It was made possible in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council.
The series featured fifteen scheduled lectures and panel discussions. They were recorded and are available for further research.
There are not a tapes for Churchill: The Early Years/Mark Grimisch (13 November 1986) and The Real Life Story of Johnny de Facto/Doug Post (26 November 1986).
|Tape No.||Lectures/Discussion Topic||Lecturer||Date|
|Tape 1||The Creative Process||Panel Discussion||3 November 1986|
|Tape 2||It’s the Thunder that Makes the Rainy Day Sad||Shirley Leonard||3 November 1986|
|Tape 3||The Necessary Thing||John Haskell||5 November 1986|
|Tape 4||The Tiger Who Wore White Gloves||Nora Blakely||6 November 1986|
|Tape 5||Shoot Me While I’m Happy||Steve Carter||8 November 1986|
|Tape 6||Sinning in Sun City||Selaelo Maredi, Ed Bulins||10 November 1986|
|Tape 7||Mr. 80%||James Sherman||10 November 1986|
|Tape 8||Deep Mine||Rick Cleveland||12 November 1986|
|Tape 9||Untitled||Kathleen Thompson||17 November 1986|
|Tape 10||Untitled||Lawrence Gonzales||17 November 1986|
|Tape 11||Butler County||Dean Corrin||20 November 1986|
|Tape 12||Hail Mary||Nicholas Patricca||24 November 1986|