American Playhouse

  • 1982
  • 11 Seasons

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.

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The Hollow Boy

First Aired: June 12, 1991

"The Hollow Boy," a Depression-era story of two Bronx teenagers (Marty Finkelstein, Alexis Arquette). Sam: Jerry Stiller. Mrs. Rosenbloom: Kathleen Widdoes. Hauser: George Dickerson. Mrs. Hauser: Kathleen Chalfant.

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