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Author, director, educator, educated at Oxford University (scholarship)(BA, Litt. B.); Yale University (Ph.D.); Guggenheim Fellowship. He taught literature and history in colleges throughout the USA and in Europe, 1948-1951. He directed plays and was assistant to Bertold Brecht. Between 1952 and 1956 he was Drama critic for The New Republic. From ... See full bio »
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 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (translation - 1 episode)
- Marriage (1981) ... (translation)
 1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series) (script - 1 episode)
- Caucasian Chalk Circle (1973) ... (script)
 1961 A Wedding (TV Movie) (English version - English version)
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 2007 Brecht vs. Pabst (Video documentary) (special thanks)
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 2007 Brecht vs. Pabst (Video documentary)

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Was part of a 1963 Tony Award nomination as Best Play based on his adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and Her Children."

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