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Interview with John Lee Beatty (Master Harold and the Boys)

Identifier: 2011.193.60

1 sound cassette [micro-audio] (34 min. 59 sec.) : analog, 1 access CD; 1 WAV preservation master; 1 MP3 web copy.

Interview with Set Designer John Lee Beatty by Ted Sod for the Education department, conducted in 2003.  Interview features Beatty discussing previous perceptions of the play, setting of the play in the 1950's, designing the interior based on the idea of the landscape, stage scenery, process for creating, how he became interested in set designing, the importance of the context of the present time,the struggles portrayed in the play, the actions of the characters in the play, playwright Athol Fugard and the biographical nature of Master Harold and the Boys.

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