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Ron Vawter: The Last Interview - recorded March 1994
Ron Vawter: The Last Interview - recorded March 1994
1994
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Ron Vawter was a founding member of the 'Wooster Group', an ensemble of artists who collaborate on the development of theatre and media pieces. He performed in most of the group's works until his death from complications from AIDS in 1994 at the age of 45. In addition to his work with the 'Wooster Group' he frequently appeared in films including 'Philadelphia', 'The Silence of the Lambs' and 'Sex, Lies and Videotapes', generally playing small character roles. He is perhaps best known for the play 'Roy Cohn/Jack Smith': a series of two monologues that contrast the characters of two gay men who died of AIDS. This film is a recording of his last television interview in March 1994, just weeks before his death on 16 April. In it Ron Vawter reflects upon his life and work and discusses AIDS related issues. Anyone wishing to view this item should contact Manchester Archives and Local Studies in advance of visiting by telephoning 0161 234 1980 or emailing archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk. The VHS copy is held as part of The Theatre Collection, Department of Drama, University of Bristol, Cantocks Close, Bristol BS8 1UP (telephone 0117 3315086 or visit www.bristol.ac.uk/theatrecollection).Running Length:1 hour 13 minutesFormat:VHS PALArtist:Ron VawterLocation:Belgium
Title:
Ron Vawter: The Last Interview - recorded March 1994
Date of work:
1994
Reference number:
GB127.M800/7/99
Level of description:
Item from Fonds: queerupnorth (GB127.M800)
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Storage Code: 43944Storage Desc: Type: 1 box CapacityType ALocation: Central Library SR2/121/3/5userwrapped2: SB
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COMPONENT
Language:
English
Record number:
7958155
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