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Milan Stitt was born in Detroit, Michigan and received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama. As a writer, Professor Stitt is best known for his play,The Runner Stumbles, named best Broadway Play of 1976 in the annual Best Plays book. The film version of his screenplay was directed by Stanley Kramer with Dick VanDyke, Kathleen Quinlan, Beau Bridges, Ray Bolger and Tammy Grimes. Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total   - Width   - Length   - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,716 sq mi  250,494 km² 239 miles  385 km 491 miles  790 km 41. ... This article is about the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... Yale School of Drama traces its roots to the Yale Dramatic Association, the second oldest college theatre association in the country, founded in 1900. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... Stanley Kramer (September 29, 1913 – February 19, 2001) was a Jewish-American film director and producer. ... Richard Wayne Van Dyke (b. ... Kathleen Quinlan (born Kathleen Denise Quinlan on November 19, 1954 in Pasadena, California) is an American actress, mostly seen on television and motion pictures. ... Beau Bridges (born Lloyd Vernet Bridges III on December 9, 1941), is an American actor. ... Bolger, circa early 1930s Ray Bolger (January 10, 1904 – January 15, 1987) was an American entertainer of stage and screen, best known for his portrayal of the Scarecrow (and the farmworker Hunk) in the 1939 film classic, The Wizard of Oz. ... Tammy Grimes (born January 30, 1934) is an award-winning actress and singer. ...


A long-time member of the Circle Repertory Company, his plays produced there include, The Runner Stumbles with William Hurt, Back in the Race and Labor Day, which he wrote and directed for Christopher Reeve. Circle Repertory Company, originally named Circle Theater Company, was founded in July 1969, in a second floor loft at Broadway and 83rd Street by director Marshall W. Mason, playwright Lanford Wilson, director Rob Thirkield, and actress Tanya Berezin. ... William Hurt in Lost in Space. ... Christopher Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, director, producer and writer renowned for his film portrayal of Superman/Kal-El/Clark Kent in four films from 1978-1987. ...


He has written teleplays and mini-series for all the networks. His CBS television movie, The Gentleman Bandit, was the most-watched film of the season, and Long Shadow, for American Playhouse was nominated in 1996 for an International Emmy as Best Teleplay. His articles on theatre and travel have appeared in The New York Times and Horizon Magazine'. The New York Times is a newspaper published in New York City by Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. ...


Mr. Stitt has worked as a producer and in various administrative capacities at such theatres as American Shakespeare Festival, Long Wharf Theatre, American Place Theatre and Circle Repertory Company. At the Circle Repertory Company he founded the play development program and served as a dramaturg with such writers as Bill C. Davis, Albert Innaurato, Arthur Kopit, David Mamet, Lanford Wilson and Paul Zindel. For two years, he served as Executive Director of Circle Repertory Company producing premiere productions featuring artists Stephen Dietz, Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Heelan, Kikue Tashiro, Austin Pendleton, Heavy D, Olympia Dukakis, Rita Moreno, Fritz Weaver and Louis Zorich. Circle Repertory Company, originally named Circle Theater Company, was founded in July 1969, in a second floor loft at Broadway and 83rd Street by director Marshall W. Mason, playwright Lanford Wilson, director Rob Thirkield, and actress Tanya Berezin. ... Circle Repertory Company, originally named Circle Theater Company, was founded in July 1969, in a second floor loft at Broadway and 83rd Street by director Marshall W. Mason, playwright Lanford Wilson, director Rob Thirkield, and actress Tanya Berezin. ... David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, screenwriter, director and poet born to a Jewish family in Flossmoor, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. ... Lanford Wilson (born on April 13, 1937 in Lebanon, Missouri) is an American playwright. ... Circle Repertory Company, originally named Circle Theater Company, was founded in July 1969, in a second floor loft at Broadway and 83rd Street by director Marshall W. Mason, playwright Lanford Wilson, director Rob Thirkield, and actress Tanya Berezin. ... Morpheus in The Matrix Revolutions. ... Austin Pendleton (born on 27 March 1940 in Warren, Ohio, USA) is an American movie, television and stage actor. ... Olympia Dukakis (born June 20, 1931 in Lowell, Massachusetts) is an American actress. ... Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931 in Humacao, Puerto Rico) is the first and only Hispanic actress in history to have won an Emmy, Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award Rita Moreno Moreno (born Rosita Dolores Alverío) moved with her mother to New York City at the age...


Mr. Stitt was chairman of the playwriting program at the Yale School of Drama for four years. He also taught dramatic writing at Princeton University, University of Michigan and at New York University. Yale School of Drama traces its roots to the Yale Dramatic Association, the second oldest college theatre association in the country, founded in 1900. ... Princeton University, incorporated as The Trustees of Princeton University, located in Princeton, New Jersey, is the fourth-oldest institution to conduct higher education in the United States. ... This article is about the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ...


Among his recent productions are Places We've Lived for the Pittsburgh New Plays Festival in June, 2005. His libretto, co-written with choreographer Terrence Orr, for The Nutcracker continues in repertory at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... A performance of The Nutcracker The story of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King was written by E. T. A. Hoffmann (1816). ...


For several years, he served as an Adjudicator for the Ohio University Playwrights Festival and served as a mentor for Ensemble Studio Theater's Next Step Program. He frequently teaches workshops and a judiates new plays for Oakland, Michigan's Heartlande Theatre. He was awarded a university chair and is now the Raymond W. Smith Professor of Dramatic Writing at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Writers Guild of American, Authors League of American, P.E.N., the Eugene O'Neill Society and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Ohio University is a public university located in Athens, Ohio that is situated on a 1,800 acre (7. ... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total   - Width   - Length   - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,716 sq mi  250,494 km² 239 miles  385 km 491 miles  790 km 41. ... Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The Dramatists Guild of America is a professional organization for playwrights, composers, and lyricists working in the U.S. theatre market. ... The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences or NATAS is branch of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences based in New York City. ...


 
 

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