The Resource Fortune in my eyes, David Rothenberg, (ebook)

Fortune in my eyes, David Rothenberg, (ebook)

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Fortune in my eyes
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Fortune in my eyes
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David Rothenberg
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eng
Summary
David Rothenberg's multilayered life thrust him into Broadway's brightest lights, prison riots, political campaigns, civil rights sit-ins, and a Central American civil war. In his memoir, Fortune in My Eyes , his journey includes many of the most celebrated names in the theater: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, Sir John Gielgud, Charles Boyer, Peggy Lee, Eartha Kitt, Charles Laughton, Alvin Ailey, and numerous others. David produced an Off-Broadway prison drama, Fortune and Men's Eyes , which reshaped his life. John Herbert's chilling play led directly to the creation of the Fortune Society, which has evolved into one of the nation's most formidable advocacy and service organizations in criminal justice. David was Elizabeth Taylor's opening night date at the Richard Burton Hamlet a distant cry from his entering Attica prison during that institution's famed inmate uprising...just two of the experiences revealed in this memoir. As a theater publicist and producer and as a social activist he shares experiences with presidents (JFK and Bill Clinton) and with anonymous men and women, out of prison, who have fought to reclaim their lives. The human drama of the formerly incarcerated is a match for many of the entertainment world's most fabled characters
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Midwest
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Rothenberg, David
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non fiction
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  • Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • Theater
  • History & Criticism
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adult
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Fortune in my eyes, David Rothenberg, (ebook)
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9781480302457
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11502742
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11502742
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fortune in my eyes, David Rothenberg, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480302457
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11502742
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11502742
System control number
MWT11502742
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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