American Playwrights Theatre
General Motors funded this A&E cable network series of plays by award-winning American playwrights. Nominated for several CableACE awards, the plays garnered critical acclaim and offered audiences a chance to see rarely-produced works.
Costumes ranged from Revolutionary War uniforms to aliens in business suits. These photos are from four of the fourteen productions.
Actors pictured include:
James Earl Jones, Mario Van Peebles, Elizabeth Ashley, Olympia Dukakis, Edward Herrmann, Daphne Zuniga, Fisher Stevens.
Photographs by Jimi Udell