If you were watching WGBH on February 7, 1968, in a house with two TVs, you were in luck.
Featuring interviews with Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and James Baldwin, this program made headlines in spring 1963.
I love actors. I love how they are willing to give of themselves, to be vulnerable to critics, to wrap themselves in personas not their own, and how they love what they do.
I always dreamed of doing an original TV musical. Raposo and Lehrer were willing to work on the musical for no money. What we needed was a play.
“Between Time and Timbuktu or Prometheus-5: A Space Fantasy by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.” was an idea hatched by David Loxton who was working for NET Playhouse. This is how the 1974 TV show happened.
This is the first in a series of reminiscences by Fred Barzyk, longtime WGBH producer and director.
I was asked to produce and direct a program for college kids during the summer of 1967. The show featured a young Englishman who was lecturing at Tufts University. His name was David Silver and he looked a lot like Mick Jagger.
This is the second in a series of reminiscences by Fred Barzyk, longtime WGBH producer and director.
Fred Barzyk: It is still amazing to me how many people of a certain age remember watching this TV movie. I mean it was 1979 when it aired!
Fred Barzyk's TV drama, The Waiting Room, explores the lives of seven characters who find themselves at the end of their dramatic lives.