Emmy Award-winner Casey Childs to appear at the Atlanta Public
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[February 06, 2013]
ATLANTA -- Are you a TV junkie?
A "secret soapie"? Then you won't want to miss the Behind the Scenes
program at the Atlanta Public Library in February. A prominent
television and off-Broadway theater director, Casey Childs, will
appear at Behind the Scenes on Friday, stopping off in Atlanta on
his way from his Los Angeles TV studio to his New York theater
The event begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m. at the North Greens
Golf Course in Atlanta, followed by a discussion with the artist at
Childs has produced and directed television for more than
25 years, working on such shows as "As the World Turns" for CBS,
"Another World" for NBC and "The City," and "Loving," "One Life to
Live," "All My Children" and segments of "Spin City" for ABC. He
also has directed shows for Turner Broadcasting, Lifetime and Sony's
Nick at Nite.
He has won two Emmy Awards for his television directing and
countless nominations for both producing and directing in
Childs founded the New York off-Broadway theater company Primary
Stages in 1984 and since then has produced over 100 new plays, many
of them world premieres. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon
University, with a bachelor's degree in acting and a master's in
directing. He has acted and directed all over the United States and
Great Britain and has taught and lectured on the subjects of
television and theater at leading theater schools throughout the
country. He also has made three trips to Russia as a guest of the
Federation of Russian Theatre Workers.
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Join the gathering Friday for interesting insights and a
behind-the-scenes look at favorite shows and soap stars, hear
Casey's personal stories of his life in the New York theater world
and L.A. television studios, and get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to
ask questions of this Emmy Award-winning director.
Tickets to Behind the Scenes are $12.50 for adults, $7 for
students and are available at the library or at the door on the
night of the event.
For more information, visit
Behind the Scenes is sponsored by the Atlanta National Bank and
the city of Atlanta.
[Text from file received from
Cathy Maciariello, Atlanta Public Library]