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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Biography by Hoehnek

Born in 1930, Lorraine Hansberry was a woman of many “firsts.” She was the first African-American woman to live in her residence hall, Langdon Manor, at the University of Wiscons…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Groundbreaking Broadway Casting of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” by Hoehnek

Sidney Poitier, Lloyd Richard and Ruby Dee reflect on the unprecedented casting of black actors in the Broadway debut of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun." The post The Groundbreaki…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

About the Film by Hoehnek

During his eight-decade career, Bob Hope (1903-2003) was the only performer to achieve top-rated success in every form of mass entertainment: vaudeville, Broadway, movies, radio, television,…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The prolific work of Tyrus Wong: Disney, Warner Bros., and Hallmark by Hoehnek

In this photo gallery, see Tyrus Wong's ability to use a wide array of mediums and reach out to diverse audiences. Over his career, Wong's atmospheric, emotive and poetic paintings inspire…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Richard Linklater and Jack Black talk “School of Rock” by Hoehnek

Jack Black and Richard Linklater talk about the making of "School of Rock" and how they approached studio comedy in a new way. The post Richard Linklater and Jack Black talk “School of…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

PBS Previews: Patsy Cline by Hoehnek

Producer and director Barbara Hall talks about the inspiration behind "Patsy Cline."The post PBS Previews: Patsy Cline appeared first on American Masters.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

The Essential Ingredients for an August Wilson Play by Hoehnek

Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of August Wilson’s Jitney, shares what he feels are the essential ingredients for any August Wilson play.Th…

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August Wilson’s Timeless Work by Hoehnek

Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of August Wilson’s Jitney, shares why Wilson’s work is so timeless and universal.The post August Wils…

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August Wilson and African American Culture by Hoehnek

Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of August Wilson’s Jitney, speaks of Wilson as a lion, bringing the African American experience out of the …

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Your Chance to See “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” in Theaters by Hoehnek

The post Your Chance to See “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” in Theaters appeared first on American Masters.

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