Saturday, October 9, 2010

The Three Little Pigs & The Three Billy Goats Gruff 1971



In the winter of 1971, The Children's Theatre Company presented -- for its very youngest audience -- a double-bill of two brief tales under the direction of Wendy Lehr.




Video clip: Excerpts from backstage rehearsal and performance, culled from D.A. Pennebaker's 1972 documentary "The Children's Theater of John Donahue."  Includes glimpses of Cyn Byrne, John Donahue, Garry Q. Lewis, Wendy Lehr, Frank McGovern, Patrick McNellis, Katherine Mitchell, Gary Stern, Jim Stowell.  Musicians: Peter Ostroushko, Guy Paul, Steven Rydberg.






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