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This television drama series is about a boy who discovers his dream to be a director. As a little boy, he sees a movie with his father. Soon after, his father dies and he realizes that directing is his true calling. As he grows older, he falls more in love with his passion and works hard to make his family proud. He creates a sleeper hit indie film which soon becomes incredibly famous. He also meets a mysterious girl who he sees in his dreams until one day he sees her in real life. Then he is faced with whether to pursue his love for her or his career goals.

Theater is a Documentary & Biography series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on February 23, 2005.

Theater is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Theater on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon online.

PBS
1 Season, 8 Episodes
February 23, 2005
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Kevin Murphy, Frank Conniff
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Theater Full Episode Guide

  • Chicago students research, write and perform plays about their own communities, tackling tough social issues race while learning about theater. Jeffrey Brown reports.

  • Australian actors Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh have brought the Anton Chekhov classic "Uncle Vanya" back to the stage. Jeffrey Brown speaks with the actors about the challenges of staging the play for a modern audience.

  • Judy Woodruff speaks with actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith about her one-woman play, "Let Me Down Easy," which tackles contemporary health care issues through the eyes of more than a dozen different characters.

  • An extended interview with Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim

  • For nearly 40 years the Missoula Children's Theatre has been giving disadvantaged children an opportunity to discover their inner thespian. Jeffrey Brown reports.

  • Arlington, Virginia's Signature Theater won a 2009 Tony Award as one of the nation's best regional theaters. Jeffrey Brown explores the theater's history and humble beginnings.

  • Jeffrey Brown talks to Kuwaiti writer and theater director Sulayman al-Bassam, whose company is presenting a Shakespeare play with a twist, "Richard III: An Arab Tragedy."