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VIDEO: Ted Mann from Circle in the Square

VIDEO: Ted Mann from Circle in the Square
Recently, Back Stage sat down with Theodore Mann, Artistic Director of the Circle in the Square Theater School. 

Ted is the author of a new book about his experiences as co-founder of the famed New York theater: "Journeys in the Night: Creating a New American Theatre with Circle in the Square."  (Read an excerpt from "Journey's in the Night" here.)

Over the three videos, Ted covered a variety of topics. Part 1 focuses on the beginnings of Circle in the Square in 1951, its mission, early productions and legendary actors. Part 2 considers the Off-Broadway theater's move to Broadway, the cost of doing business today, and the evolution of theater. Part 3 explores Ted's own roots and artistic development.

Watch all three videos to get an insight on how this theater was critical to creating the kind of Off-Broadway performances we all see today.

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