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INDEPENDENT LENS

Replacing the Lead Character with Robin Williams

  • Aired: 12/16/2013
  • 03:21
  • Rating: TV-PG
In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Playwright: From Page to Stage, we learn more about why they felt they had to switch lead actor in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo when they play moved from Los Angeles to Broadway, and what brought them to cast Robin Williams. Williams himself chimes in about being the “new kid.”
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Playwright: From Page to Stage premieres on PBS Independent Lens on December 16, 2013.
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