Spoleto: Oral history with Marcus Overton

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Title:
Spoleto: Oral history with Marcus Overton
Interviewee:
Overton, Marcus
Date:
2009-06-05
Description:
Marcus Overton is an actor, director, and coach whose career has encompassed theatre, opera, radio and television, and arts administration. He also conducts an award-winning show for South Carolina Public Radio, Spoleto Today. Overton was executive director and producing director of Spoleto Festival U.S.A. during the turbulent years of 1992-1994. Overton discusses the rift between ousted executive director Nigel Redden and Gian Carlo Menotti, Menotti's own eventual departure from Spoleto U.S.A., and the personnel changes and budget deficits that threatened the survival of the festival. Audio with transcript.
Collection:
College of Charleston Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Overton, Marcus, Spoleto Festival U.S.A.
Topical Subject:
Festivals--South Carolina--Charleston, Festivals--Planning, Festivals--Management
Geographic Subject:
Charleston--Social life and customs
Language:
English
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
application/pdf, audio/mpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital resource copyright 2009, The College of Charleston. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.