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  • 2005
  • 1 Season

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.

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On Stage, Chicago Students Tackle Immigration, Poverty, Race
8. On Stage, Chicago Students Tackle Immigration, Poverty, Race
March 25, 2008
Chicago students research, write and perform plays about their own communities, tackling tough social issues race while learning about theater. Jeffrey Brown reports.
Cate Blanchett on Reviving Theater Classic 'Uncle Vanya' for Modern Stage
7. Cate Blanchett on Reviving Theater Classic 'Uncle Vanya' for Modern Stage
August 14, 2007
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.
One-Woman Show Explores Human Side of Health Care Debate: Anna Deavere Smith
6. One-Woman Show Explores Human Side of Health Care Debate: Anna Deavere Smith
February 6, 2007
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.
Stephen Sondheim - extended interview
5. Stephen Sondheim - extended interview
February 7, 2006
An extended interview with Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim
Missoula Theatre Program Gives New Meaning to
4. Missoula Theatre Program Gives New Meaning to "Playtime"
July 22, 2005
For nearly 40 years the Missoula Children's Theatre has been giving disadvantaged children an opportunity to discover their inner thespian. Jeffrey Brown reports.
A Conversation with Playwright Lynn Nottage
3. A Conversation with Playwright Lynn Nottage
June 14, 2005
Playwright Lynn Nottage talks to Jeffrey Brown about her Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "Ruined," set during Congo's civil war.
Tony-Award Winning Va. Theater Sprouted From Garage
2. Tony-Award Winning Va. Theater Sprouted From Garage
June 4, 2005
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.
Kuwaiti Theater Director Finds Modern Inspiration in Shakespeare
1. Kuwaiti Theater Director Finds Modern Inspiration in Shakespeare
February 23, 2005
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."
Description

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

Where to Watch Theater

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

  • Premiere Date
    February 23, 2005