Character Studies Episodes

2005, TV Show

Episode Detail: Living and Dying in Our Town - Character Studies

Eli Wallach hosts this examination of the characters George Gibbs and Emily Webb in Thornton Wilder's classic “Our Town.” Included: comments from actors who've starred in the play, either on-stage or on-screen, including Paul Newman, Cynthia Nixon (“Sex & the City”), Frances Conroy (“Six Feet Under”) and Eric Stoltz.

Episodes: Character Studies (4)

6/13/2007: Living and Dying in Our Town    Season 2, Episode 1
6/3/2005: Ruth    Season 1, Episode 3
5/6/2005: Rose    Season 1, Episode 2
4/1/2005: Amanda    Season 1, Episode 1

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Premiered: April 01, 2005, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Great characters in American drama are analyzed by actors who played them and others in this 13-part series. Among the characters studied: Martha in `Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'; Edmund in `Long Day's Journey into Night'; Amanda in `The Glass Menagerie'; Rose in `Gypsy'; Mark in `Rent'; and Ruth in `A Raisin in the Sun.'

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