The Ritz. Comedy/farce. Written by Terrence McNally
. Scenic Design by Lawrence S. King and Michael H. Yeargan. Costume Design by Lawrence King and Michael H. Yeargan. Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein. Directed by Robert Drivas
. Longacre Theatre: 20 Jan 1975- 4 Jan 1975 (400 performances + 10 previews that began on 10 Jan ...
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[re turning plays into movies] Get the best director you can who really shares your viewpoint, and really fight hard for the actors you want. With "The Ritz," I had some enticing offers to do it with some stars and more famous directors, but I never have regretted that decision [to keep most of the original Broadway cast]. What I liked most about my first two movies is that they preserved great ...
Premiere American Playwright who has won two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Rockefeller Grant, and an Emmy Award for "Andre's Mother", as well as many other awards and citations.