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.

Strange Interlude

Glenda Jackson and Edward Petherbridge reprise their stage roles in Eugene O'Neill's 1928 Pulitzer-winning “Strange Interlude.” The drama spans 25 years in the life of Nina Leeds (Jackson), whose fiancé was killed in WWI. Leeds: Jose Ferrer. Darrell: David Dukes. Sam: Ken Howard. Gordon: Kenneth Branagh. Young Gordon: Jadrien Steele.

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  • Premise: 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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