Briggs, Charles, 1973 February 6
Scope and Contents
Charles Briggs lectured at the University of Connecticut on 2/6/1973 (2015-0002/RR111). Charles Briggs talks about himself and his experiences as a successful person in the theatre.
- 1973 February 6
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Biographical / Historical
Writer, composer, director and actor Charles Briggs was born in Gallispolis, Ohio, in 1935. His Broadway career includes Les Blancs (1970), Purlie (1970), and Don't Play Us Cheap! (1972), among others.
Charles Briggs, in addition to acting, was an assistant director at the Blue Summer Valley Theater in Grand Rapids, Michigan, during its 1966 run. Briggs helped to direct My Fair Lady,
1 Reels (Magnetic tape audio recording) : RR 111 1 reel, 00:57:22; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester.
Language of Materials
From the Series: English
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