The SBTA offers its repertory of radio productions for free download.
Not “old-time radio,” these are broadcast presentations of some of the world’s most gifted classic and contemporary playwrights: Anton Chekhov, George Bernard Shaw, Luigi Pirandello, Susan Glaspell, George Kelly, Noel Coward, Harold Pinter, Vaclav Havel, Eric Bentley, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Frank Gilroy, Jason Miller, Benjamin Bettenbender, Laura Cahill, Murray Schisgal and many others.
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First Love, by Murray Schisgal (Comedy)
Starring Nancy Kawalek and Don Stewart
[Playing Time: 19:33]
(Can a homeless genius find true happiness?)
Murray Schisgal (1926- ) is an American playwright and screenwriter. Native New Yorker, the son of Russian-born immigrants, Schisgal won his first recognition for the 1963
off-Broadway double-bill The Typists and The Tiger, which won him the Drama Desk Award. His 1965 Broadway debut, Luv, earned him Tony Award nominations for Best Play and Best Author of a Play. Other credits include Jimmy Shine, Georgia Avenue, and All Over Town, which garnered him a Drama Desk nomination. Schisgal also penned “The Love Song of Barney Kempinski,” the first presentation of ABC Stage and with Larry Gelbart co-wrote the screenplay for Tootsie, for which he was nominated for an Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA, and for which he won awards from the Writers Guild of America, New York Film Critics Circle, National Society of Film Critics and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.