TITLE: The Musical Worlds of Victor Herbert: A Conversation with Alyce Mott
SPEAKER: Loras Schissel, Alyce Mott
EVENT DATE: 2012/12/03
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Victor Herbert is the grandfather of American musical theater, founder of the organization that protects the rights of composers (ASCAP), and the creator of some of America's best loved classics. He set the stage for the legendary creators of Broadway, making the work of Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Stephen Sondheim possible.
Speaker Biography: Loras Schissel is a senior acquisitions specialist for the Library's Music Division.
Speaker Biography: While she has now been writing for more than a decade, Alyce Mott has had a major career as a stage director including new scripts, straight plays, musicals, and opera. An Equity acting veteran, her favorite roles include Fanny in "Funny Girl," Annie in "Annie Get Your Gun," Winifred in "Once Upon A Mattress," Lady Manley Prowe in "Something's Afoot," the old lady in "Pippin" and Big Mama in "Cat On A Hot in Roof."
SERIES: Talking About Music