Clurman, Ronald Rand's one-man show from 6 Nov to 12 Dec 2003
Wed 22 Oct 2003 Clurman, Ronald Rand's one-man show from 6 Nov to 12 Dec 2003 First New York Solo Play Festival presents Clurman Ronald Rand's one-man show at Where Eagles Dare Theatre ( 347 W. 36 St, (between 9th & 10th Ave.) Thu & Fri from 6 Nov to 12 Dec 2003 It is directed by Gregory Abels. Set in Harold Clurman's apartment in New York City in June of 1980, Clurman immediately thrusts us into the world of theatre, taking the audience on an inspiring journey of Clurman's beginnings on the lower East Side, his time spent at the Sorbonne in Paris with Aaron Copland (his roommate), his early theatre days with The Provincetown Players and The Theatre Guild, his friendship with Lee Strasberg, and with Cheryl Crawford, the founding of the famed Group Theatre, as well as his relationships with Stella Adler, Alfred Stieglitz, Marlon Brando and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, among others. Ronald Rand first made his Off-Broadway debut in Julius Caesar with Richard Dreyfuss and George Rose at BAM. He has gone on to play Hamm in Endgame directed by Joseph Chaikin, the lead in Goldoni's The Liar, all three male roles in Perfect Crime, and opposite Jane Alexander and Christopher Plummer in "A Marriage - O'Keefe and Steiglitz" on American Playhouse, et al. He's also written numerous plays including The Group! about the life of the Group Theatre (to be produced in 2004 at Northern Illinois University). He studied under Stella Adler for five years, as well as, yes, Harold Clurman. Mr. Rand is also the Founder/ Publisher of "The Soul of the American Actor", now in its sixth year, the only free newspaper in America dedicated to the craft of the actor and the art of the theatre www.SoulAmericanActor.com.
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