American Playhouse

  • 1982
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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 controversial) presentation: `Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City,' which won a Peabody Award.

Season 2, Episode 1 The Skin of Our Teeth

First Aired: January 18, 1983

Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy "The Skin of Our Teeth" follows the Antrobus family from prehistoric times to the future. Sabina: Blair Brown. Mrs. Antrobus: Sada Thompson. Mr. Antrobus: Harold Gould. Fortune Teller: Rue McClanahan. Henry: Jeffrey Combs. Gladys: Monique Fowler. Presented on the stage of San Diego's Old Globe Theatre.

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