Directed "Nowhere to Go But Up" on Broadway. Musical. Music by Sol Berkowitz. Lyrics / book by James Lipton
. Music orchestrated / arranged by Robert Ginzler
. Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene
. Musical Director: Herbert Greene. Choreographed by Ronald Field. Winter Garden Theatre: 10 Nov 1962-17 Nov 1962 (9 performances + 3 ...
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Sydney Lumet | Alan Smithee
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[on Akira Kurosawa
] Kurosawa never affected me directly in terms of my own movie-making because I never would have presumed that I was capable of that perception and that vision.
After the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001 he caused some controversy by continuing to shoot his New York based series 100 Centre Street
(2001) for the remainder of the day. Lumet said he told the crew that they could leave if they wanted but that no one did.
On all his films he assembles the cast for a two week rehearsal in which they perform the script from beginning to end like a play. This cuts down on the need for repeated takes during filming.