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One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 15 Weekend

First Aired: April 20, 1982

Ann Beattie's "Weekend" is a play upon the theme of illusion vs. reality. Tony Musante plays an embattled college professor. Lenore: Barbara Hershey. Sarah: Helen Hunt. Julie: Kaki Hunter. Maria: Emily Moultrie.

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April 13, 1982

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April 27, 1982